Africa’s Rise is Leaving Rural Children Behind

Children of the Bandisuglo Women’s Group in Tamale   As Ghanaians we are rightly proud of our national achievements; winning early independence, championing pan-Africanism and supporting liberation struggles across the continent, founding a… Read more

Africa’s Rise is Leaving Rural Children Behind Africa’s Rise is Leaving Rural Children Behind

Grantmaking News: AWDF Partners with AMPLIFYCHANGE

AWDF supported this Life Skills, Sex and Sexuality program by Positive Women’s Network in South Africa, 2013 AmplifyChange, a new CSO advocacy fund that will disburse at least 14 million euros in its first two years, launched on 22 September in… Read more

Grantmaking News: AWDF Partners with AMPLIFYCHANGE Grantmaking News: AWDF Partners with AMPLIFYCHANGE

In Memoriam: Margaret Vogt

The board and staff of the African Women’s Development Fund offer sincere condolences to the family and friends of Margaret Vogt, former UN Special Representative to the Central African Republic and a long time peace advocate and women’s… Read more

In Memoriam: Margaret Vogt In Memoriam: Margaret Vogt
 

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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News from AWDF

 
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This statement was released by Nazra for Feminist Studies on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Update: Verdict Issued against Women Human Rights Defenders include 3 Years’ Imprisonment, 3 Years’ Monitoring and a Fine of EGP 10000 On 26 October… Read more

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Grantmaking News: AWDF Partners with AMPLIFYCHANGE

AWDF supported this Life Skills, Sex and Sexuality program by Positive Women’s Network in South Africa, 2013 AmplifyChange, a new CSO advocacy fund that will disburse at least 14 million euros in its first two years, launched on 22 September in… Read more

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Suitably qualified individuals are invited to apply for a vacancy that has arisen at TrustAfrica. Job Title: Communications Officer Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: Web Development and Maintenance Team Liaises with: All… Read more

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