WEEK 16 READING ASSIGNMENT - Coggle Diagram
WEEK 16 READING ASSIGNMENT
LGBTIQ Africans are currently at the crux of an ever-increasing conservative assault
Western policy makers, have responded with several forms of intervention.
"hreat of tying development aid to human rights protection of LGBTI persons."
we have to try and understand the foundation of aid in general, the history of aid in Africa as well as the context and politics of Queer organizing.
"While the war was cold for most of the world, it was cataclysmic in Africa where legitimate governments were overthrown, proxy wars were fuelled, natural resources exploited and economies devastated."
capitalism offered very little rights.
Africa receives less than $13billion in aid annually, it spends $15billion annually on debt repayments.
a relationship based largely on dependence and exploitation.
In the last decade LGBTI issues have been put squarely in the geopolitical arena
oppressions that seek to exert power over bodies and sexuality are gaining ground in an increasingly fundamentalist state and religious rhetoric armed with populist powe
‘good liberal’ countries versus the ‘bad backward’ ones are?
"it has been written that the ‘cultures’ and ‘traditions’ of the Black and Brown peoples of the world have not yet been civilized enough to tolerate gay and lesbian people."
the point of view of ‘gay rights’ but from a framework of queer liberation.
are their actual steps being taken to decolonize.
global health is a mix of public health, and health without borders.
dismantle the systems of colonization.
driven by capitalist. just trying to make money and profit off of everything.
fields of global health started in the twenty century
white supremacy and racism is supressing poc.
white skin is always seen as superior.
it is time to end a colonial mindset, Laura Mkumba decided to do her field work in her home for her people.
theres medical racism.
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Mkumba acknowledges she has her own privilege.
racism and colonialism go hand in hand, setting up boarders, combining tribes, anti-black is so global.
it is worse when people tell you that it is possible for you to fix problems.
we should be learning the strategies of how to live and prosper in these different areas.
stop and think and reflect about your own position of where you are coming from to where you are going.
we can admire the beauty of different places, but knowing the history is also very important.
Laura Mkumba believes that history is something she missed in her education.