8. The West and the Global South

 “A postcolonial feminist perspective not only recognizes the resilience and resistance of vulnerable actors but also the need to place their knowledge at the centre of analysis.”

Philomina Okeke-Ihejirika & Bukola Salami (2018)

Photo from Resilience of Culture in a New Homeland exhibition, PACE (2019)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Define the term “Global South”
  • Define postcolonial feminism
  • Critique Western feminist narratives about gender and development (WID, WAD, & GAD)
  • Examine girl child education as a form of global social justice led by the West




%d bloggers like this: