Message from Amina J. Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General during FEMNET’s Pan-African Conference on the role of African Women’s Rights Organisations in the review, follow up and implementation of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs) and the Africa Agenda 2063.
“Using Radio to further the Domestication and Implementation of the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa” From 2007, as part of the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) Coalition advocacy strategies, FEMNET working closely with FAHAMU and the South-African-based Community Media for Development (CMFD) produced a radio drama play entitled “CROSSROADS”. This six-part […]
FEMNET – a Pan-African Feminist Network of over 600 women’s rights organizations continues to promote women’s rights and the gender equality agenda. FEMNET is about mobilizing and connecting our members – strengthening their capacities to organize and participate effectively in the development processes at different levels in Africa. FEMNET is about informing and sharing ideas, […]
The documentary showcases how Aid that African countries receive from their development partners is used, using the case of Kenya. The documentary highlights how the health sector in Kenya has effectively used aid to provide ARVs for HIV positive people. The documentary also showcases how aid in Kenya was allegedly mismanaged in the primary education […]
The Economic Governance documentary highlights some of the challenges African women traders experience (especially Kenya, Egypt, Zambia, Rwanda & Uganda). It also captures some the best practices that gender lobby groups or governments at regional and national levels are using to successfully mainstream gender in trade arrangements as well as the gaps that hinder mainstreaming […]
In Africa, as in the rest of the world, women are largely underrepresented in the political arena. However 2011 and 2012 saw an unprecedented number of female presidential candidates vying for office. 2012 also ushered in the second female Head of State as well as a female Chairperson of the African Union Commission for the […]