Janet Conway


The World Social Forum Nairobi 2007 was the first time the author participated in the Feminist Dialogues and this article records her first impressions and limited analysis of that event. This article includes discussion of who was in attendance and information on a panel presentation by the African Feminist Forum.

Author Biography

Janet Conway teaches social movements, feminism and democratic theory at Ryerson University in Toronto. She is a long-time feminist and activist in women’s and antipoverty movements in Canada; through the 1990s, in cross-sectoral social justice coalitions; and since 2002, in the Toronto Social Forum.