New Issue of Girlhood Studies: African Girlhoods

Young Lee Discussion

Dear Colleague, 

The latest issue of Girlhood Studies has published! 

Girlhood Studies is published in association with the International Girls Studies Association (IGSA). 

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal. 


Volume 16, Issue 1 

A Turn to the African Girl 

Guest Editors: Marla L. Jaksch, Catherine Cymone Fourshey, and Relebohile Moletsane 



Reframing African Girlhood 

Claudia Mitchell 



A Turn to the African Girl 

Marla L. Jaksch, Catherine Cymone Fourshey, and Relebohile Moletsane 



As Knowers and Narrators 

A Case Study of African Girlhood 

Sharon Adetutu Omotoso and Ejemen Ogbebor 


Young Mothers as Peer Researchers in a Collaborative Study 

Annah Kamusiime 


“Let's Go to School and Marry Later” 

Tanzanian Girls’ Schooling (1939–1976) 

Florence Wenzek 


Ndebele Girls as Knowers 

Menstrual Preparation and Sanitary Preferences in Zimbabwe 

Nolwazi Nadia Ncube 


“I Cannot Fall Pregnant!” 

Unequal Bodies in South African Higher Education 

Kim Heyes, Benedicte Brahic, Aradhana Ramnund-Mansingh, Nicola Ingram, Shoba Arun, and Mariam Seedat-Khan 


Cameroon's Schools 

Sites of Sexual, Physical, and Psychological Violence Against Girls 

Linda Silim Moundene 


South African Rural Girls’ Safety Strategies on the School Journey 

Ndumiso Daluxolo Ngidi, Xolani Ntinga, Ayanda Khumalo, and Zaynab Essack 



Odes to African Girlhood 

Giramata I. 


A Letter to my Daughter 

George Chimdi Mbara 



Preciousness and Precarity 

The Black Girl on My Shoulders 

Lauren K. Alleyne 


Sign up for Email Updates. Recommend Girlhood Studies to your library.