This very first convening of FEMNET members and women’s rights organizations generally across Africa to collectively deliberate and develop a roadmap for women’s rights organizations to effectively engage in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). This convening comes one and a half years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for […]

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For More information related to FEMNET’s contribution contact; Catherine Nyambura, prog-associate@femnet.or.ke Follow on Twitter: @FemnetProg   Hashtag: #WhatWomenWant  #HLM2 #GPEDC EVENT DATE TIME VENUE DESCRIPTION Women’s Forum   FEMNET Secretariat and Members moderating various sessions during the Forum     28th November 7.30am- 6.30pm KICC Preparatory forum to build capacity of women’s rights organizations to effectively engage in […]

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FEMNET members and partners will host a panel discussion and side event in the margins of the AWID Forum. The session titled: “African Women and Money: Opportunities and Threats” will be a platform for key actors to reflect on practical strategies for fundraising, show case how the cut backs on ODA are affecting the funding […]

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5 Young African Feminists Reflect on what it would take to End AIDS:- #WhatWomenWant campaign is a collaborative effort launched by the ATHENA network. The Campaign aims to engage activists and advocates in women’s civil society & feminist organizations to contribute towards renewed leadership and drive momentum toward realizing the vision, priorities and rights of […]

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African leaders have endorsed human rights in national, regional, continental and international instruments. However, the effective implementation of key AU human rights instruments, including the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights, by the majority of member states is still lagging behind the agreed targets. Upholding of human and women’s rights remains a responsibility of […]

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African leaders have endorsed human rights in national, regional, continental and international instruments. However, the effective implementation of key AU human rights instruments, including the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights, by the majority of member states is still lagging behind the agreed targets. Upholding of human and women’s rights remains a responsibility of […]

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On this International Day of Rural Women, we the undersigned organisations, call on African governments to ensure that rural women are a central focus in the implementation of the newly adopted sustainable development goals, including by addressing the social and cultural factors which prevent their access, control and use of land. Today, 15 October, marks […]

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THEME: “Mobilization and Involvement of Health Personnel to Accelerate Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting”. On 6th February we stand in solidarity together with the people around the world who are observing this annual International Zero Tolerance Day to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. This day fosters awareness of the harmful effects of female genital mutilation/cutting […]

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Theme: Land nurturing people nurturing life The UNCCD is pleased to announce its first Short Writing Contest. The theme is ‘Land nurturing people nurturing life How would you express your relationship with land in a poem? ​What does land mean to you? Do you know any proverb about land in your country? Is it still […]

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This free web-based course by Gender Hub provides participants with a general grounding in the current concepts of governance from a gender perspective, and offers some examples and resources for applying these within key governance institutions, with a focus on governments, and in particular Nigeria. The course has been designed for a broad range of […]

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