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Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah (@nas009) is an African feminist, writer, and blogger based in Ghana. Her book The Sex Lives of African Women was published in 2021.
In 2022 she was named on BBC’s annual 100 Women list of influential and inspiring women around the world.
She is the former Director of Communications and Tactics at the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (@AWID), a global feminist organization with more than 5,000 individual and institutional members from 164 countries. She was a member of the Black Feminism Forum Working Group which organized the historic first Black Feminist Forum in Bahia, Brazil in September, 2016.
Nana Darkoa co-founded the award-winning blog, Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women, and has written for The Guardian, Open Democracy, Feminist Africa and This is Africa, among other publications.