AWDF’s Health and Safety Technical Support Project

Consumers want the assurance of safety and quality at every stage of the food production process. Consequently, women in the field of agro-processing and production need to stay abreast of the latest developments and techniques to enhance the… Read more

AWDF’s Health and Safety Technical Support Project AWDF’s Health and Safety Technical Support Project

AWDF’s 2nd Financial Management Training to take place in May 2015

SECOND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR AWDF GRANTEES KAMPALA, UGANDA 12 – 14 MAY, 2015   “I am really excited that AWDF with support from the Gates Foundation is once again able to organize this important training. Last year,… Read more

AWDF’s 2nd Financial Management Training to take place in May 2015 AWDF’s 2nd Financial Management Training to take place in May 2015

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
 

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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AWDF’s Health and Safety Technical Support Project

Consumers want the assurance of safety and quality at every stage of the food production process. Consequently, women in the field of agro-processing and production need to stay abreast of the latest developments and techniques to enhance the… Read more

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CEO Forum 2015: Meet the Women Leaders (CEO Profiles)

This year’s CEO Forum, which took place in March in Nairobi, Kenya, marked the  fourth installment of the programme organised by AWDF’s Capacity Building unit.  Attended by  20 top and middle-level managers from various women’s… Read more

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AWDF’s 2nd Financial Management Training to take place in May 2015

SECOND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING FOR AWDF GRANTEES KAMPALA, UGANDA 12 – 14 MAY, 2015   “I am really excited that AWDF with support from the Gates Foundation is once again able to organize this important training. Last year,… Read more

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