Literature Database on Gender in Subsahara Africa

Literature regarding Eritrea

agriculture ecology rural development climate changearts and cultureeconomy - formal and informal employment
economy - Householdseconomy - markets and traderseconomy - pastoralism
education schooling and tertiary educationhealth - fgc fgmhealth - HIV AIDS and gender
health - reproduction and fertilityhealth history colonialism and pre-colonial history
Literature media politics - wars violent conflicts
politics Religion - Christianity Religion - Islam
Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumshipRights - human rights violations gender based violence Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system
society - families marriagessociety - homosexuality / sexual minorities society - masculinities
society - migration and urbanisationsociety - women's organisations

agriculture ecology rural development climate change

Burgess, Doris (1991): Women and health in Eritrea, in: Wallace, Tina / March, Candida (eds.): Changing perceptions, Writings on gender and development, Oxfam Publications, Oxford, pp.210-209.[305]

Christman, Stefanie (1996): Landwirtschaft, food for work-programme und Selbsthilfegruppen, in: Christman, Stefanie: Die Freiheit haben wir nicht von den Männern, Frauen in Eritrea, Horlemann Verlag, Bad Honnef, pp.65-73.[306]

Dempf, Martina (1994): Women and food security, A case study on the Nara and Kunama societies in Eritrea, GTZ-Studie, Eschborn.[307]

Gebremedhin, Tesfa (2002): Women, tradition and development, Africa World Press, Trenton.[308]

Tekle, Tsehainesh (2001): Women’s access to land and property rights in Eritrea, in: Buregeya, Alfred / Garling, Marguerite et al. (ed.): Women’s land and property rights in situations of conflict and reconstruction, UNIFEM Publications, New York, pp.104-112.[309]

arts and culture

Kimberlin Tse, Cynthia (2000): Women, music, and ‘chains of the mind’: Eritrea and the Tigray region of Ethiopia, 1972-93, in: Moisala, Pirkko / Diamond, Beverley (eds.): Music and gender, University of Illinois Press, Urbana.[1447]

LaDuke, Betty (1997): Eritrea: Artisits/fighters with new visions, in: LaDuke, Betty. Africa: Women's art, Women lives, Africa World Press, Trenton, pp. 147-187.[1448]

Matzke, Christine (2002): Of Suwa and singing contests, Eerly urban women performers in Asmara, Eritrea, in: Banham, Martin / Gibbs, James / Osofisan, Femi (eds.): African theatre, Women, James Currey, London, pp. 29-46.[1449]

Matzke, Christine (2002): Comrades in arts and arms, Stories of war and watercolours from Eritrea, in: Matatu, no. 25-26, pp. 21-54.[1450]

Matzke, Christine (2003): Engendering theatre in Eritrea: The roles and representations of women in the performing arts, Bruchhaus, Eva-Marie (ed.): Hot spot Horn of Africa, Between integration and disintegration, Lit-Verlag, Münster/Berlin.[1451]

economy - formal and informal employment

Zamperetti, Francesca / Dalla Costa, Giovanne (2008): Sharing trust, Women and microcredit in Eritrea, Africa World Press, Trenton.[1646]

economy - Households

Kibreab, Gaim (2003): Rethinking household headship among Eritrean refugees and returnees, in: Development and Change, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 311-337.[1929]

economy - markets and traders

no entries to this combination of country and topic

economy - pastoralism

no entries to this combination of country and topic

education schooling and tertiary education

Asgedot, S. (1997): Women and education in Eritrea, A historical and contemporary analysis, in: Harvard Education Review, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 658-688.[2593]

Kifre, Temesgen (2002): Educational gender gap in Eritrea, Berichte aus dem Institut für Weltwirtschaft und Internationales Management, Nr. 79, Weltwirtschaftliches Colloquium, Universität Bremen.[2594]

Muller, Tanya (2004): Now I am free, education and human resource development in Eritrea, Contradictions in the lives of Eritrean women in higher education, in: Compare, A Journal of Comparative Education, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 215-229.[2595]

Muller, Tanya (2006): Education for social change, Girls secondary schooling in Eritrea, in: Development and Change, vol. 37, pp. 353-373.[2596]

Stefanos, Asgedet (1997): Women and education in Eritrea, A historical and contemporary analysis, in: Harvard Educational Review, vol. 67, no. 4, pp. 658-667.[2597]

health - fgc fgm

Davis, Gary / Ellis, Julius et al. (1999): Female circumcision: The prevalence and nature of the ritual in Eritrea, in: Military Medicine, vol. 164, pp. 11-16.[3118]

Mekonnen, Daniel (2007): The abolition of female circumcision in Eritrea, Inadequacies of new legislation, in: African Human Rights Law Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 389-411.[3119]

Woldemicae, Gebremariam (2009): Female genital cutting in contemporary Eritrea, Determinants, future prospects, and strategies for eradication, EASSRR, vol.25, no. 2, Addis Abeba.[3120]

health - HIV AIDS and gender

Gruber, J. (2005): Silent survivors of sexual violence in conflict and implications for HIV mitigation, Experiences from Eritrea, in: African Journal of AIDS Research, 4, 2.[3488]

Müller, Tanja (2005): Responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Lessons from the case of Eritrea, in: Progress in Development Studies, 5, 3, pp. 199-212.[3489]

health - reproduction and fertility

Bahl, R. / Bhandari, N. et al. (1999): Women's fears and men's anxieties, The impact of family planning on gender relations in Northern Ghana, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 30, pp. 54-66.[4419]

Blanc, Ann (2004): The role of conflict in the rapid fertility decline in Eritrea and prospects for the future, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 353, pp. 236-245.[4418]

health

Almedon, Astier / Tesfamicheael, Berhe et al. (2003): Maternal psychological well-being in Eritrea, in: Bulletin of World Health Organization, vol. 81, no. 5, pp. 360-366.[5021]

Burgess, Doris (1991): Women and health in Eritrea, in: Wallace, Tina / March, Candida (eds.): Changing perceptions, Writings on gender and development, Oxfam Publications, Oxford, pp. 210-209.[5022]

Mebrahtu, Saba (2000): What we need is timely assistance: Heavy workloads and safe motherhood in Eritrea, in: Turshen, Meredeth (ed.): African women's health, Africa World Press, Trenton. [5023]

history colonialism and pre-colonial history

Lombardi-Diop, Cristina (2005): Pioneering female modernity: Fascist women in colonial Africa, in: Ben-Ghiat, Ruth / Fuller, Mia (eds.): Italian Colonialism, Palgrave Macmillan, New York.[5218]

Tseggai, Araia (1990): Eritrean women and Italian soldiers, Status of Eritrean women under Italian rule, in: Journal of Eritrean Studies, vol. vi, no. 1-2, pp. 7-12.[5219]

Literature

no entries to this combination of country and topic

media

no entries to this combination of country and topic

politics - wars violent conflicts

Blanc, Ann (2004): The role of conflict in the rapid fertility decline in Eritrea and prospects for the future, in: Studies in Family Planning, vol. 353, pp. 236-245.[6683]

Bruchhaus, Eva-Maria / Mehreteab, Amanuel (2000): `Leaving the warm house´, The impact of demobilisation in Eritrea, in: Kingma, Kees (ed.): Demobilisation in Sub-Saharan Africa, The development and security impacts, MacMillan Publishers, Houndsmills, Basingstoke, pp. 95-131.[6684]

Burgess, Doris (1989): Women and war: Eritrea, in: Review of African Political Economy, no. 45/46, pp. 126-132.[6685]

Campbell, Patricia (2005): Gender and post-conflict civil society in Eritrea, in: International Feminist Journal of Politics, vol. 7, pp. 377-399.[6686]

Christman, Stefanie (1996): Die Freiheit haben wir nicht von den Männern, Frauen in Eritrea, Horleman Verlag, Bad Honnef.[6687]

Colijn, Inge (1990): Eritrean refugee women in eastern Sudan: Changes in roles and responsibilities, and the consequences, in: VENA Newsletter vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 23-27.[6688]

Eikenberg, Kathrin (1985): Frauen in Eritrea, Zur Frauenpolitik der EPLF, Institut für Afrika-Kunde, Hamburg.[6689]

Hale, Sondra (2001): Liberated but not free, Women in post-conflict Eritrea, in: Meintjes, Sheila / Pillay, Anu / Turshen, Meredeth (eds.): The aftermath, Women in post-conflict transformation, Zed Books, London, pp. 122-141.[6690]

Hale, Sondra (2001): The soldier and the state, Post-Liberation women: The case of Eritrea, in: Waller, Marguerite / Rycenga, Jennifer (eds.): Frontline feminsms, women, war and resistance, Garland Publishing, New York.[6691]

Israel, Mark / Lyons, Tanya / Mason, C. (2002): Women, resistance and Africa: Armed struggles in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Eritrea, in: Humanity and Society, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 196-213.[6692]

Kibreab, Gaim (1995): Eritrean women refugees in Khartoum, Sudan, 1970-1990, in: Journal of Refugee Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1-25.[6693]

Kibreab, Gaim (2003): Rethinking household headship among Eritrean refugees and returnees, in: Development and Change, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 311-337.[6694]

Klingebiel, Stephan / Gärke, Inge / Kreidler, Corinna et al. (1995): Promoting the reintegration of former female and male combatants in Eritrea, Possible contributions of development co-operation to the reintegration programme, Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik, Reports and Working Papers, 6, Bonn.[6695]

Koenig, Angela (1990): Überleben in Gewaltverhältnissen, Zur Situation eritreischer und äthiopischer Flüchtlingsfrauen, in: Donner-Reichle, Carola / Klemp, Ludgera (Hrsg.): Frauenwort für Menschenrechte, Breitenbach Verlag, Saarbrücken, pp. 141-169.[6696]

LaDuke, Betty (1997): Eritrea: Artisits/fighters with new visions, in: LaDuke, Betty. Africa: Women's art, Women lives, Africa World Press, Trenton, pp. 147-187.[6697]

Lindstrom, D. / Berhanu, Betemariam (1999): The impact of war, famine and economic decline on marital fertility in Ethiopia, in: Demography, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 247-326.[6698]

Lochen-Tschhofen, Doris (1985): Die eritreischen Frauen, Zärtlichkeit im Überlebenskampf, in: Furrer-Kreski, Elisabeth et al. (Hg.): Handbuch Eritrea, Geschichte und Gegenwart eines Konfliktes, Zürich, pp. 69-98.[6699]

MacKay, Angela (2005): Mainstreaming gender in United Nations peacekeeping training, Examples from East Timor, Ethiopia, and Eritrea, in: Mazurana, Dyan E. / Raven-Roberts, Angela / Parpart, Jane L. (eds.): Gender, conflict and peacekeeping, Rowman and Littlefield, Lanham, pp. 265-279.[6700]

Mama, Amina (1992): The need for gender analysis, A comment on the prospects for peace, recovery and development in the Horn of Africa, in: Doornbos, M. / Cliffe, L. / Ahmed, A.G.M. / Markakis, J. (eds.): Beyond conflict in the horn, Africa World Press, Trenton, pp. 72-78.[6701]

Mariam, Yeshi (1994): Ethiopian women in the period of socialist transformation, in: Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 29, pp. WS57-62.[6702]

Mason, Christine (2001): Gender, nationalism and revolution: Reassessing women's relationships with the Eritrean Liberation Front, Working Paper no. 274, Women and International Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing.[6703]

Matsuoka, Atsuko / Sorenson, John (2000): Eritrean women in Canada, Negotiating new lives, in: Candian Journal of Women’s Studies, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 104-109.[6704]

Matzke, Christine (2002): Comrades in arts and arms, Stories of war and watercolours from Eritrea, in: Matatu, no. 25-26, pp. 21-54.[6705]

Matzke, Christine (2003): Engendering theatre in Eritrea: The roles and representations of women in the performing arts, Bruchhaus, Eva-Marie (ed.): Hot spot Horn of Africa, Between integration and disintegration, Lit-Verlag, Münster/Berlin.[6706]

Moussa, Helene (1995): Caught between two worlds, Eritrean women refugees and voluntary repatriation, in: Sorenson, John (ed.): Disaster and development in the Horn of Africa, St. Martin`s Press, New York, pp. 208-227.[6707]

Odede, Rachel / Asghedom, Eden (2001): The continuum of violence against women in Eritrea, in: Development, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 69-73.[6708]

Oku Bright, Nancee (1997): Mothers of steel, The women of Um Garur, An Eritrean refugee settlement in Sudan, Africa World Press, Trenton.[6709]

Pankhurst, Helen (1999): Gender and conflict, Case study on Eritrean fighters, unpublished paper, ACORD, London.[6710]

Schamaneck, Claudia (1998): Frauenemanzipation in revolutionären und militärischen Kontexten, Aspekte der Geschlechterverhältnisse am Beispiel eritreischer EPLF-Kämpferinnen, Beiträge zur Afrikanistik, 61, Wien.[6711]

Schuckar, Monika (1990): Lebensbedingungen, Widerstand und Verfolgung von Frauen vor dem Hintergrund des eritreischen Unabhängigkeitskampfes, Berliner Institut für vergleichende Sozialforschung, Edition Parabolis, Berlin.[6712]

Schäfer, Rita (2008): Frauen und Kriege in Afrika, ein Beitrag zur Gender-Forschung, Brandes und Apsel Verlag, Frankfurt a.M.[11879]

Selassie, Wubnesh (1992): The changing position of Eritrean women: An overview of women’s participation in the EPLF, in: Doonbos, Martin / Cliffe, Lionel / Ahmed, Abdel Ghaffar (eds.): Beyond conflict in the Horn, Red Sea Press, Trenton, pp. 67-71.[6713]

Silkin, T. (1983): Eritrea, Women in the struggle, in: Third World Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 909-914.[6714]

Silkin, T. (1989): Women can only be free when the power of the kin groups in smashed, New marriage laws and social change in liberated zones in Eritrea, in: International Journal of the Sociology of Law, vol. 17, pp. 147-163.[6715]

Sorensen, John (1988): Eritrean women, Dual struggle in the Horn of Africa, in: Canadian Women’s Studies, vol. 9, pp. 96-110.[6716]

Tseggai, Araia (1990): Eritrean women and Italian soldiers, Status of Eritrean women under Italian rule, in: Journal of Eritrean Studies, vol. vi, no. 1-2, pp. 7-12.[6717]

Volker-Saad, Kerstin (2004): Zivilistinnen und Kämpferinnen in Eritrea, Berliner Beiträge zur Ethnologie, Bd. 7, Weißensee Verlag, Berlin.[6718]

Volker-Saad, Kerstin (2004): Eritrea und der Krieg, Frauen im Spannungsfeld zwischen traditionellen Kompetenzen und militärischer Notwendigkeit, in: Dilger, Hansjörg / Wolf, Angelika / Frömming, Urte Undine / Volker-Saad, Kerstin (Hg.): Moderne und postkoloniale Transformation, Weißensee-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 114-127.[6719]

Wilson, Amrit (1991): Women and the Eritrean revolution, The challenge road, The Read Sea Press, London.[6720]

Zimprich, Elke (1996): Reintegration von Ex-Kämpferinnen in Eritrea, Eine gender-spezifische Studie in friedens- und entwicklungspolitischer Perspektive, Veröffentlichungen aus dem Institut für Afrika-Kunde, Hamburg.[6721]

politics

Eikenberg, Kathrin (1985): Frauen in Eritrea, Zur Frauenpolitik der EPLF, Institut für Afrika-Kunde, Hamburg.[7182]

Muller, Tanya (2004): ‘Now I am free’, education and human resource development in Eritrea, Contradictions in the lives of Eritrean women in higher education, in: Compare, A Journal of Comparative Education, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 215-229.[7183]

Muller, Tanya (2005): The making of elite women, Revolution and nation building in Eritrea, EJ Brill Publishers, Amsterdam.[7184]

Religion - Christianity

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Religion - Islam

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Religion - traditional rituals and spirit mediumship

no entries to this combination of country and topic

Rights - human rights violations gender based violence

Odede, Rachel / Asghedom, Eden (2001): The continuum of violence against women in Eritrea, in: Development, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 69-73.[10419]

Rights - Women Human Rights and legal system

Favelli, Lyda / Patemann, Roy (2003): Blood, land and sex, Legal and political pluralism in Eritrea, Indiana University Press, Bloomington.[10952]

Kemink, Friederike (1991): Die Tegrenna-Frauen in Eritrea, Eine Untersuchung der Kodizes des Gewohnheitsrechts 1890-1941, Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart.[10953]

Tekle, Tsehainesh (2001): Women`s access to land and property rights in Eritrea, in: Buregya, Alfred / Garlis, Marguerite et al. (eds.): Women’s land and property rights in situations of conflict and reconstruction, Unifem Publications, New York, pp. 104-112.[10954]

society - families marriages

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society - homosexuality / sexual minorities

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society - masculinities

Schneider, Matthias (2021): Marginlisierte Flucht Männlichkeit? Lebensgeschichtliche (Re-)Konstruktion von Männlichkeit im Kontext der Flucht aus Eritrea, in: Z’Flucht, Jg. 5, H. 1, pp. 77-108.[11676]

society - migration and urbanisation

no entries to this combination of country and topic

society - women's organisations

Cowan, Nicole Ann (1984): Women’s movement in Eritrea, in: Review of African Political Economy, no. 27-38, pp.152-155.[9944]

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