Africa CSO Position Statement – Beijing+20

African women have been at the forefront of shaping the global agenda for women’s rights from the 3rd World Conference on Women in Nairobi in 1985 that resulted in the “Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies”. The 4th World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995 was chaired by a prominent African woman, Mrs. Gertrude Mongella,Continue reading Africa CSO Position Statement – Beijing+20

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Africa Civil Society Shadow Report on Beijing+20

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the agreement signed by 189 countries that attended the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China. Over the last two decades, Africa has made significant strides in developing progressive frameworks to advance the rights of women. These strides have been evident in the adoption of the gender equalityContinue reading Africa Civil Society Shadow Report on Beijing+20

The Africa Women’s Regional Shadow Report on Beijing+15

This is a Regional Analysis on the Status of Women 15 Years after the Adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), compiled by the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), on behalf of the Africa NGO Task Force on Beijing +15 and Regional and Sub- regional Women’s Organizations and Networks. ThisContinue reading The Africa Women’s Regional Shadow Report on Beijing+15