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Carbon credits are dispossessing African communities New Internationalist Nov 20, 2023
Africa deals with the ripple effects of Russia’s war in Ukraine New Internationalist Aug 24, 2023
Uganda’s Anti-LGBTIQ law; a Country on Dangerous Trajectory African Feminism Aug 9, 2023
Rosebell Kagumire, the Ugandan winner of the 2018 AfricTivistes Prize Interview Africtivistes Apr 14, 2023
View from Africa: Antisocial Media New Internationalist Mar 21, 2023
Feminist Foreign Policy: A Co-optation? Useful framework? or Newest Insta Filter for Empowerment African Feminism Mar 20, 2023
Interrogating Feminist Foreign Policies from African Feminist Perspectives Video Panelist Researchers without Borders Mar 15, 2023
Out of the shadows New Internationalist Jan 4, 2023
Rosebell Kagumire Female Fear Factory Podcast Nov 11, 2022
Beyond Pacification: African Feminisms – A Constant Awakening African Arguments Oct 18, 2022
Rosebell Kagumire is fighting for women’s rights in Africa Deutsche Welle Mar 7, 2022
The colonial undertones of Omicron travel bans Al Jazeera Dec 6, 2021
Uganda: Fueling anti-LGBTQI sentiment to stay in power coauthor Al Jazeera Jun 19, 2021
After another Museveni ‘victory’, Uganda is at a tipping point Al Jazeera Jan 22, 2021
African Women Face Two Pandemics, Al Jazeera, July 2020
Black Lives Matter resonates with Africans pushing for decolonization, Global Reporting Centre, June 2020
Ads about bus stop harassment and ‘bonus wives’ normalise sexism The Guardian April 1, 2019
The Role of Patriarchy in the Roll-back of Democracy in East and Horn of Africa, edited
The Leaders’ Journal: Pushing the Boundaries of Feminist Thought Leadership in Africa
Rosebell Kagumire (@RosebellK) is an award-winning Ugandan feminist writer, activist, curator, and editor of African Feminism (AF) (@AfriFeminists), a platform that documents experiences of African women on the continent and in the diaspora. She has expertise in human rights, gender, peace, and conflict issues.
Rosebell co-edited Challenging Patriarchy: The Role of Patriarchy in the Roll-back of Democracy, published by Heinrich Böll Stiftung in 2020.
She was honoured with the Anna Guèye 2018 award for her contributions to digital democracy, justice, and equality by AfricTivistes, a network of African activists.The World Economic Forum recognized Rosebell as a Young Global Leader under the age of 40 in 2013. In 2012 she was named one of Foreign Policy Magazine’s “100 women to follow on Twitter.”
She is a member of the advisory council of the Europe-based Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, a research, advocacy, and consulting organization dedicated to promoting feminist foreign policy across the globe.
She holds a Master of Media, Peace and Conflict Studies from United Nations-mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica. She obtained a certificate in Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century from the Harvard Kennedy School and a certificate in Nonviolent Conflict at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Rosebell holds an undergraduate degree in Mass Communication from Makerere University in Kampala.
Her writing has appeared in such international media as The Guardian, Al Jazeera and Quartz.