Moves to Decolonise Solidarity Through Feminist Popular Education

  • Shirley Walters
  • Shauna Butterwick
Part of the International Issues in Adult Education book series (ADUL)


In this chapter we explore feminist decolonising solidarity, which is about building relations of solidarity among and between women, recognising our differences. We bring attention to how structures of oppression are central aspects of the ongoing project of domination and exploitation through colonisation. The dilemmas confronted by feminist activists engaged in popular education, who are working across differences of race and class, among others, are explored with the goal of explicating some principles, pathways and practices that build relations of decolonising solidarity.


Common Knowledge Radical Vulnerability Social Location African National Congress Popular Education 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shirley Walters
    • 1
  • Shauna Butterwick
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Post-School Studies (Professor Emerita)University of the Western CapeSouth Africa
  2. 2.University of British ColumbiaCanada

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