Joëlle Palmieri is a political sciences researcher, gender expert and communications consultant and is writing a thesis on the political uses of ICTs by women in Africa.
Books by JoŽlle Palmieri
The Role of Youth and ICTs in Changing Africa
It is not possible, in Africa or elsewhere, to think about the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM) – excision – in the same way as 25 years ago. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are no longer a novelty, and increased access to information and ideas has contributed to wider discussion. Beliefs and practices are shifting, particularly among young people. FGM is no longer the private concern only of women – it is a social and political issue that concerns both… (more information)