Until Someone Wakes Up

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 […]

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DW Feature: Made for minds.

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 

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Guided By The Sea

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 […]

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The Great Stoner Coming Out

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 […]

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Unsung Sheroes of Independence

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 […]

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#LetsTalkConsent: How a young feminist organization is creating a culture of consent in Ghana

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 […]

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For Colored Girls – [Photos + Video]

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;  

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16 DAYS OF HOPE

By Nana Akosua Hanson Imagine this: You are walking through a busy street and everybody keeps grabbing at your body parts. You speak up, but you are shut down. You have no right to open your mouth, they say. They grab you some more. Your body is in pain, so you are in pain. It […]

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