Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
Conseil pour le développement de la recherche en sciences sociales en Afrique
Conselho para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Ciências Sociais em África
مجلس تنمية البحوث الإجتماعية في أفريقيا

Isabel Maria Alçadra Padez Cortesao Casimiro

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Professor Isabel Maria Casimiro is a Sociologist and lecturer at Centre of African Studies, Eduardo Mundlane University in Maputo, Mozambique. A feminist and activist, her areas of specialisation include women human rights, feminist movements, development and participatory democracy. She has authored a number of publications particularly on women and gender issues in Mozambique and is the Board President of Forum Mulher in Mozambique. The forum is a network of organizations and women’s associations, institutions and donors, with about 84 affiliated organizations, created in 1994 in order to coordinate women’s activities and other organizations with a common interest in promoting equality, justice and increasing the real power of women in Mozambique.