Press Release: Women Deliver Launches the Deliver for Good Campaign to Promote Critical Investments in Girls & Women

21    September    2016,    New    York,    NY     Women    Deliver    and    10    partners   (including FEMNET) launched    today    the    Deliver for Good  campaign,    a    global    initiative    that    applies    a    gender    lens    to    the    Sustainable    Development    Goals    and    promotes    12    critical    investments    in    girls    and    women    to    power    progress for all.  “Achieving  growth    and    prosperity    for  ...

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Women’s Agency, Voice & Participation: Influencing Accountability to Women’s Human Rights

2015 was a critical period for women’s human rights advancement - affirming the continuous need for bold leadership by women's rights organizations like FEMNET in mobilizing and coordinating women’s rights organizations and activists. In this annual report, we share with you strategic and impactful ways we continued to mobilize and ensure that African women and girls remained informed and engaged in sustained advocacy actions, influencing key policy decisions to...

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Press Release: African Feminists at AWID Forum Call for Sustainable Resourcing

For immediate release: Salvador, Brazil, 9 September: African feminists have called on donors to “put their money where their mouth is” by funding indigenous African women’s rights organisations threatened with closure as funding priorities shift. While pledging to “get out of the box” and look into new sources of funding, including African philanthropy, a vibrant panel at the 13th AWID Forum organised by FEMNET noted that Overseas Development Assistance (ODA)...

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