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Write your way to a Free One Year Membership to FEMNET! In keeping up with a tradition of building solidarity and strengthening Networks, FEMNET is providing a one-year FREE membership subscription to a respondent with the most compelling Women & Girls Rights story submitted between the months of June & July 2017. Deadline for Submissions:  […]

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Our FEMNET E-Bulletin February 2016 highlights news from various fronts, from the Pre-CSW60 regional meeting organized by FEMNET in collaboration with members of the NGO CSW/Africa, to news updates from Burundi, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Uganda’s elections and upcoming events like the launch of the SDGs Kenya Forum and CSW60 in March. FEMNET will be at the CSW60 represented by staff, members […]

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We share with you our first compilation of the monthly E-bulletin this year, highlighting key news, vacancies, upcoming events, e-resources and much more….including highlights of the 27th AU Summit. Did you know 2016 is the  ‘African Year of Human Rights, with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women’, as declared by AU member states? We would love to hear from […]

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We share with you our December 2015 E-bulletin and take this opportunity to say thank you for your continued support in our journey towards an African society where gender equality is achieved and women and girls enjoy all their rights and live in dignity. Let’s continue to pray for Burundi and join our collective efforts and actions to speak out and call […]

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As we draw close to the end of 2015, we share with you the latest news, notices and opportunities on the gender equality and women’s empowerment agenda, packaged in this November 2015 E-Bulletin. Check out our Members Corner celebrating 30 years of NGOCC existence and work in Zambia! At the Secretariat, join us in celebrating the life of our brother […]

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In this October issue of our monthly E-bulletin, we share key highlights of the month such as the 15thanniversary of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, a landmark legal and political framework that recognizes women as active agents of change in conflict prevention and resolution, acknowledges the different impact of conflict on women and men […]

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Ahead of the historic adoption of the 2030 Development Agenda (also referred to as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs), FEMNET and the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition released the statement African Women & Girls Call on their Governments to Support Gender Equality in Totality in the 2030 Agenda for SustainableDevelopment, which was endorsed by other 140 organizations, […]

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12th August was commemorated as the International Youth Day, themed: Youth Civic Engagement. For sure the engagement and participation of ALL youth in civic and all development matters is essential to achieve sustainable development and you can follow diverse conversations on twitter hashtags #YouthDay2015,#Youth, #YPTTakeover, #PoliticalParties, #Youth4Peace, #YouthNow. August 27 marked 500 days since close […]

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In our July 2015 issue of the E-bulletin,  we feature some highlights from the historic Financing for Development conference – notably the recommendations from the preceding Women’s Forum and the CSO’s Forum – as well as quotes by President Barack Obama, during his recent visit in Kenya, where he reiterated that “Treating women as second-class citizens is a bad tradition: it holds you back. […]

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“This [FGM] has robbed a whole generation of girls of the opportunity to get an education and has left them trying to provide for a family while they are still children themselves.” – Ms Margaret Kenyatta, First Lady of the Republic of Kenya On 16th June the world commemorated the Day of the African Child […]

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