FEMNET and its partner ROFAF organized the three-days Sub- Regional Women Leadership Conference for Francophone countries in West Africa that have presidential and/ or parliamentary elections lined up for 2009 and/ or 2010. This Conference was intended to inspire and energize the participants to take action so that women’s participation in the democratic processes in […]

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FEMNET envisions an African society where gender equality is achieved and women and girls enjoy all their rights and live in dignity. In this recent publication, FEMNET reviews her past and current strategies and considers the world in which the organization, and the African Women’s Movement more broadly, work. How has that world changed since […]

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FEMNET stands out as a visible and credible pan-African women’s rights organization which asserts influence at strategic regional and global levels. Set up in 1988, FEMNET is one of the strongest African networks that has successfully mobilized and connected women within and beyond Africa. Its push for laws and policies at national, regional and international levels has placed the women’s movement at the centre of development discourse […]

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Following the ‘Strengthening African Women’s Voices in the Post-2015 Processes Regional Conference held in June 2014 in Kampala, Uganda, two media professionals in attendance share their reflections/ thoughts on the improtance of effective communication and media engagement in the Post-2015 processes. Susan Amu opines….“communication is a vital element that is consistently ignored or given very little […]

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African women and girls are calling for a transformative stand-alone goal to achieve gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment that is grounded in human rights and tackles unequal power relations. In addition, we call for the integration of gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment consistently across the entire framework through data collection disaggregated […]

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14th February, 2014 ATTN: Heads of State of the High Level Committee on Common Africa Position on the Post-2015 Development Agenda Re: Common African Position (CAP) on the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Your Excellencies, On behalf of over 500 diverse African Women’s rights Organisations, Coalitions and Networks from across Africa who have been working on ensuring […]

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‘The Post 2015 Agenda is a critical issue for African citizens and civil society organizations at every level and more so, for African women, youth and other marginalized groups. As a result, it is critical that women organizations across Africa ensure that the Post 2015 consultations are driven, influenced and shaped by the voices and […]

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This simple guide was developed by FEMNET fellows under the FK Exchange programme, based on their experiences and expertise in South Africa and Zimbabwe. It aims at helping organizations mainstream gender in their organizations’ policies and practices, programs and projects. “Gender Equality does not imply that men and women are the same, but instead that […]

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