EBOLA FOCUS WEEK: Spotlight on Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa’s (GPFA) Ebola Outreach Awareness

The Gbowee Peace Foundation, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, continues with its support of female-led civil society associations and youth groups undertaking Ebola prevention education. Its activity has been focused in settlements… Read more

EBOLA FOCUS WEEK: Spotlight on Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa’s (GPFA)  Ebola Outreach Awareness EBOLA FOCUS WEEK: Spotlight on Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa’s (GPFA)  Ebola Outreach Awareness

Save the Date! The Third African Grantmakers Network Assembly

The Third Assembly of the African Grantmakers Network (AGN) which was postponed in 2014 will now take place from 1 – 3 July 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania and will be hosted by the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) and the Foundation for Civil… Read more

Save the Date! The Third African Grantmakers Network Assembly Save the Date! The Third African Grantmakers Network Assembly

AWDF’s Rissi Assani-Alabi Gets “Surprise” Award On International Women’s Day

AWDF Francophone Programme Officer Rissi Assani-Alabi’s invitation to a cocktail reception on International Women’s Day held at Fiesta Royale hotel, gave no indication of what was in store for her. Rissi has been with the African Women’s… Read more

AWDF’s Rissi Assani-Alabi Gets “Surprise” Award On International Women’s Day AWDF’s Rissi Assani-Alabi Gets “Surprise” Award On International Women’s Day
 

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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EBOLA FOCUS WEEK: Spotlight on Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa’s (GPFA)  Ebola Outreach Awareness

The Gbowee Peace Foundation, founded by Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee, continues with its support of female-led civil society associations and youth groups undertaking Ebola prevention education. Its activity has been focused in settlements… Read more

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EBOLA FOCUS WEEK :  Ebola In West Africa – How It Has Affected Lives In Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea

Women and Children Development Association of Liberia (WOCDAL)    This week we will be taking a look at Ebola and the way it has impacted the lives and livelihoods of women in Sierra, Leone and Guinea – the three worst affected areas in… Read more

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International Women’s Month Highlight:  AWDF Women Writers Workshop Participant Commy Mussa  Selected For “15  Journalists”  Award By Women Deliver

  We are  proud to announce that Comfort Mussa, one of  the participants in AWDF’s  Women Writers Workshop held in July last year, made the shortlist  of Women Deliver’s  selected journalists. Each year, Women Deliver,  a… Read more

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