In our current Strategic Plan (2014-2018), FEMNET’s work in the next five years aim to ensure that African women’s organizations, lobby groups, decision-makers, like-minded organisations as well as men take action to create an environment that supports gender equality and social justice.

The strategic priorities in this plan are deciphered from proposals on how to respond to the past experiences, anticipated environment and recommendations from the evaluation of the last strategic plan and systems audit. These are:-

FEMNET is keen to mobilize African women to hold governments to account on the following priority areas:

  • Harmful practices with specific reference to female genital mutilation (FGM) and early marriage.
  • Violence against women and girls.
  • Women in political leadership and decision making.
  • Sexual and reproductive health and rights.
  • Women and the economy.