Speaking My Truth.
Fighting rape culture in Ghana.
” A Statement by Dr. Sionne Rameah Neely… Over the course of August 2019, multiple artists and activists in Ghana have been targeted and harassed by alleged police officers ostensibly investigating claims of cyber harassment .” Click on the link to continue reading: https://medium.com/@sionneneely/speaking-my-truth-f0850d2752f1
Until Someone Wakes Up
”A movement of young feminists are fighting back against patriarchy and rape culture in Afropop music in Ghana. ” – By Moshood Read more on : https://africasacountry.com/2019/08/afropop-feminism-fights-rape-culture
DW Feature: Made for minds.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Drama Queens Ghana under the auspices of the French Embassy and the Zonta Club staged for the second time in the company’s history, the riveting play “Until Someone Wakes Up” written by Carolyne Levy and adapted for the Ghanaian stage by Yaba Armah and Nana Akosua Hanson. Through a […]
Guided By The Sea
Changing mindsets in Ghana – no easy feat. But Nana Akosua Hanson has channeled her rage into art and culture to drive that change through Drama Queens. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10157019036508397&id=63821723396
The Great Stoner Coming Out
Open your arms to me, Omo Yemoja and I, quite safely, will carry you across our water. You long for your home, it is in your heart and not lost. Do my work here first and I will take you home. It is mine too. But you, I own and together we will write. I […]
Unsung Sheroes of Independence
What does your average cannabis user look like? Do they wear their hair in dreads or dress in the colors of Rastafarianism? Are they all male and unemployed or seen in groups, loitering around the corners of abandoned houses or do they look like anyone at all? Your answers to these questions will depend on […]
2018 Speakeasies Report
Mabel Dove-Danquah, Akua Asabea Ayisi and Hannah Kudjoe worked tirelessly, demanding independence and exposing themselves to the risks attendant on political activity in a colonial regime. We celebrate these women and their contribution towards the attainment of Ghana’s Independence. Below are slides presented in honour of our Sheroes, at the March Edition of Drama Queens […]
#LetsTalkConsent: How a young feminist organization is creating a culture of consent in Ghana
Here is a report from our speakeasy project for 2018; a comprehensive report on all speakeasy events for the year 2018 SPEAKEASY REPORTS 2018
For Colored Girls – [Photos + Video]
By Ngozi Cole Although attention surrounding the #MeToo campaign has mostly centered on the Western world, especially Western celebrities, activists are pushing conversations around rape and sexual consent in societies around the world in which they are considered taboos. In Ghana, young feminists and activists are breaking the silence and long-held cultural beliefs about women’s […]
Here’s excerpts of “For Colored Girls”, our last stage play for the Just Like Us (2018) year. This play was staged as part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence and was directed by Le’ianna Nicole Gladden. Enjoy excerpts of the play below; Here are photos from the play;