The Art of AMA ATA AIDOO: Documentary Film Launch

Once I became aware of myself, it occurred to me that maybe I should add to the world’s store of stories. -Ama Ata Aidoo   On 17th September, The African Women’s Development Fund launched The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo, a documentary on… Read more

The Art of AMA ATA AIDOO: Documentary Film Launch The Art of AMA ATA AIDOO: Documentary Film Launch

A Phone Call, a Journal, and a Bar of Soap by Moiyattu Banya

A Dispatch from the Girls of Sierra Leone about the impact of the 3-day-Ebola Lockdown I always look forward to hearing from my girls, because they brighten my day. When I noticed the +232 area code, I answered because I knew the caller was a… Read more

A Phone Call, a Journal, and a Bar of Soap by Moiyattu Banya A Phone Call, a Journal, and a Bar of Soap by Moiyattu Banya

Grantee Highlight: Agnes Makes her OWN Plan

Agnes Makes her OWN Plan Another Grantee story from Malawi Agnes Filimoni   Agnes Filimoni is a thirty-year-old, mother of four who currently lives in the Mtembo Village in Chitera traditional authority in Chiraduku District… Read more

Grantee Highlight: Agnes Makes her OWN Plan Grantee Highlight: Agnes Makes her OWN Plan

Report: The 2nd African Women in Film Forum (AWIFF)

In September 2013, the African Women’s Development Fund convened the 2nd African Women in Film Forum (AWIFF) in Accra, Ghana. This event brought together film makers, producers, writers and content creators together around the theme, ‘Creating… Read more

Report: The 2nd African Women in Film Forum (AWIFF) Report: The 2nd African Women in Film Forum (AWIFF)
 

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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The Art of AMA ATA AIDOO: Documentary Film Launch

Once I became aware of myself, it occurred to me that maybe I should add to the world’s store of stories. -Ama Ata Aidoo   On 17th September, The African Women’s Development Fund launched The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo, a documentary on… Read more

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Background The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), an Africa wide women’s rights grant making foundation based in Accra, Ghana requires the services of a Communications and Fundraising Specialist who will work within the Office of the… Read more

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Aspen New Voices Fellowship Announces Call for 2015 Nominations

        The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship is calling for 2015 Nominations The Aspen Institute’s New Voices Fellowship is a year-long media skills, communication and leadership program designed for… Read more

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