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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We, the Participants at the Pan African CSO conference on  “CSO Preparatory meeting towards the second high level meeting  for Nairobi under the theme of ‘Fast tracking SDGs Implementation through Effective Development Co-operation’ held in Nairobi, Kenya on 24th – 25th October 2016, have come together as African Civil Society Organizations, including women’s organizations, labour […]

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Vacancy Announcement Position: Head of Advocacy Programme Deadline: Wednesday November 23, 2016   FEMNET, a pan-African women’s rights Organization, is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Head of Advocacy Programme. This position provides an opportunity to manage and support exciting advocacy initiatives and campaigns on women’s human rights in a stimulating, […]

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2015 was a critical period for women’s human rights advancement – affirming the continuous need for bold leadership by women’s rights organizations like FEMNET in mobilizing and coordinating women’s rights organizations and activists. In this annual report, we share with you strategic and impactful ways we continued to mobilize and ensure that African women and […]

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For immediate release: Salvador, Brazil, 9 September: African feminists have called on donors to “put their money where their mouth is” by funding indigenous African women’s rights organisations threatened with closure as funding priorities shift. While pledging to “get out of the box” and look into new sources of funding, including African philanthropy, a vibrant […]

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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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African governments  have  been warned to take note that it is  no longer business as usual and it is time they  heed the call for the process of transformative  leadership that will not create barriers for women but instead make spaces available and create a conducive environment for equal representation of women and men in […]

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We the undersigned feminist, women’s rights organizations and civil society groups committed to advancing women’s human rights attending the UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi, make this collective statement building on the collective civil society declaration. Key Message: We are alarmed that the approach taken at UNCTAD 14 negotiations threatens to undermine the capacity of UNCTAD to […]

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8th July 2016 For Immediate Release   African Governments must fulfill their obligations to African women, FEMNET declares Nairobi – 8th July 2016 – Regional African women Networks want Africa Union Heads of states to make firm and substantive commitments to ratify the Maputo Protocol and fast-track existing policies for the total emancipation and liberation […]

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