Liberian Rural Radio Stations Help In Ebola Fight Thanks To AWDF

The African Women’s Development Fund’s short-term grant to Liberia’s Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) has enabled female-led community-based organizations and youth groups to organize Ebola prevention education in informal settlements in… Read more

Liberian  Rural Radio Stations Help In Ebola Fight Thanks To AWDF Liberian  Rural Radio Stations Help In Ebola Fight Thanks To AWDF

Sisterhood is my Political weapon and Feminist Tool

By Moiyattu Banya It has been a year since 273 girls were reported missing in Nigeria, due to kidnappings by terrorist network Boko Haram. With heaviness in my heart I stop to reflect on the injustices women continue to face around the world,… Read more

Sisterhood is my Political weapon and Feminist Tool Sisterhood is my Political weapon and Feminist Tool

‘For the Chibok Sisters’

“My heart goes out to each single girl out there where we do not know. With a bowed head.” by Hilda Twongyeirwe For the Chibok Sisters It was ‘good morning’ the usual way sounded just the same full of energy of life’s promises nothing… Read more

‘For the Chibok Sisters’ ‘For the Chibok Sisters’

Bring Back Our Girls: A remembrance, by Olutimehin Adegbeye

11th April 2014 There are three days left until the first anniversary of the abduction of the Chibok girls, as the almost 300 young students who were kidnapped from the school where they were readying themselves for their final exams, have come… Read more

Bring Back Our Girls: A remembrance, by Olutimehin Adegbeye Bring Back Our Girls: A remembrance, by Olutimehin Adegbeye

‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Candlelight Vigil In Commemoration Of The Chibok Abductions, April 14, 2015

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) and the Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA) Legon respectfully invite sympathizers to a peaceful Candlelight Vigil on 14th April, 2015, at the University of Ghana Legon. It will be a time… Read more

‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Candlelight Vigil In Commemoration Of The Chibok Abductions, April 14, 2015 ‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Candlelight Vigil In Commemoration Of The Chibok Abductions, April 14, 2015
 

About AWDF

10 Years of Leadership and Empowerment for African Women   “Heartfelt congratulations to you, AWDF Sisters, on reaching your tenth year! You have succeeded in your goals; you have weathered the global economic crisis; you have… Read more

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Our values

Values and Principles: We believe in the personhood of African women, and that their rights are an inalienable, indivisible and integral part of universal human rights. We believe in acknowledging, valuing and rewarding women’s paid and unpaid… Read more

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Thematic focus

For full details of AWDF’s thematic focus and the types of work we support please click: Thematic Areas Matrix Updated Women’s Human Rights Mary Robinson, President of Realising Rights Ethicial Initiative launching AWDF’s Compendium… Read more

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JOB VACANCY AWDF DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES BACKGROUND The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), an Africa-wide fundraising and grantmaking foundation based in Accra, Ghana, is looking for a new Director of Programmes (DOP) after nine… Read more

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Sierra Leone’s Disabled Women & Girls Union Combats Stigma In Ebola Epidemic

  The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus last year left in its wake not only over 10,000 dead in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, but the equally devastating impact of stigma. Fear and superstition of the haemorrhagic disease has led to… Read more

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Liberian  Rural Radio Stations Help In Ebola Fight Thanks To AWDF

The African Women’s Development Fund’s short-term grant to Liberia’s Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa (GPFA) has enabled female-led community-based organizations and youth groups to organize Ebola prevention education in informal settlements in… Read more

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