, Volume 60, Issue 1–2, pp 12–17 | Cite as

On Feminist Futures and Movement Imperatives

  • Awino Okech


This article focuses on key global trends that have an impact on how feminist movements are organizing. It draws attention to the urgency for feminist leadership at this political moment when far-right movements are featuring much more prominently in global and local politics. The article makes a case for shifting the locus of organizing from international policy spaces towards a greater emphasis on building feminist communities and drawing on the knowledge emerging from these spaces.


Feminism Movements Community organizing Social justice and nation state 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Awino Okech
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  1. 1.SOAS, University of LondonLondonUK

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