12th August 2015 For Immediate Release African women join other women’s rights activists in applauding the new “2030 Agenda” for having the promise of being truly transformative for women and girls around the world. The “2030 Agenda” agreed upon on 2nd August 2015 by the 193 members states of the UN will be formally adopted […]

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Monday, 03 August 2015 LAUNCH OF THE ”STOP THE BLEEDING” AFRICA CAMPAIGN PRESS RELEASE (NAIROBI, KENYA): Africa loses massive financial resources, about US$50 billion each year through illicit activities of multinational companies and rich individuals. These resources, if retained in the continent could be invested in productive sectors of these economies to lift Africa’s growing population from […]

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10 June 2015 To HE Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Chairperson of the African Union RE: Open letter to the African Union on the resurgence of xenophobic violence in South Africa presented on the occasion of the AU Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg, June 2015 Dear Madam, We, the undersigned organisations, write to you as concerned organisations and citizens […]

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For Immediate Release Nairobi, Kenya April 8, 2015 FEMNET would like to express solidarity with the people of Kenya in the wake of the terror attack at Garissa University College. Like the rest of the world, we are horrified by the events that took place in Garissa and recognize its impact not only on Kenya […]

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November 20, 2014 For Immediate Release “They are stripping us, raping us, killing us and it must stop NOW!” Women and men from countries across Africa attending the 9th Africa Regional Conference on Women Beijing +20 Review in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia vehemently condemn the continuous and unacceptable acts of abuse, violence and discrimination towards girls […]

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Press Release November 17, 2014 For Immediate Release Women’s rights organizations meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 14-16 November have called on African governments to re-dedicate themselves to upholding national, regional and international laws and policies that advance women’s rights and gender equality on universal human rights standards already agreed upon and protect them from […]

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June 25th, 2014 Kampala, Uganda  We representatives of women’s rights, faith and community-based, civil society organizations, media and government from over 14 countries across the continent convened to deliberate on ‘Strengthening African Women’s Voices in the Post-2015 Processes’ and the Africa We Want and Need. We recognize that the Common African Position (CAP) has strong […]

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