Photo of the Week: Africa Uprising
This week’s photo comes to you from a labour protest in Egypt back in 2010 as women push back against the police. The picture was taken by Sarah Carr.
For more on the role of African women in feminist movements and on protests around the continent, see:
- How African feminism changed the world
- Sex, whistles and shutdowns: Inside Africa’s non-protesters’ protesting toolbox
- Undress for redress: The rise of naked protests in Africa
- Enough! Will youth protests drive social change in Africa?
Also see this African Arguments book, Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change, by Adam Branch and Zachary Mampilly.
In our Photo of the Week, we showcase one of the boldest and most beautiful images, old or new, that we’ve come across that week. If you’d like to submit a photograph to be featured, please email [email protected].