The Role of Women and Girls in Unlocking Africa’s Digital Future

By Rosemond Yaa Kpeiku The Second Africa Summit on Women and Girls in Technology was a three day event in collaboration between the World Wide...

Exploring gender through African oral traditions

By Vanessa Turyatunga Language shapes and reveals aspects of different cultures and identities. Through my Masters’ work on Yoruba...

IP, Gender, and South Africa: a Student’s Visit to Open AIR’s...

By Akkila Thirukesan This blog is part one of a series into Akkila’s...

The role of intellectual property rights as a development tool for...

By Esther Ekong Despite the very significant role women entrepreneurs in developing countries play, their businesses lack financial security, which in...

Working around the Gender Gap in Intellectual Property Regimes: Empowerment of...

Authored by: Desmond Osaretin Oriakhogba  Abstract : This case study explored the empowerment, innovation, entrepreneurship, and intellectual property (IP)...

Women Bridging the Gap of Change and Innovation in Africa

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By Mnena Abuku Women in Africa have faced a diversity of struggles in their efforts toward sustainable development. This is largely...

Women in Gungun Share their Experiences in Pottery Making

By Mnena Abuku Pottery is an ancient art in Nigeria and is practiced in different parts of the country. It has...

New Funding for Research on African Innovation and Gender

The Open AIR network has received funding from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Advanced Scholars Program (QES) to create new opportunities for emerging scholars to explore African innovation through the lens of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Challenging Power Structures in the Context of Global Change

By Esther Ekong As part of its Solutions for Gender Equality speaker...

Bridging the Gender Gap between contributions to STEM Fields and their...

By Natalie Chodoriwsky The Government of Canada’s 2019 Intellectual Property Strategy has committed to “conducting IP awareness and use survey...