A New Kind of Dance: Book Launch Supported by AWDF

Thrown in at the deep end of the campaign process in Nigeria’s 2011 elections, Amina Salihu was without a “manual” on how to organise women or a campaign. This book is a narrative of the effort to bring years of civil society learning to bear… Read more

A New Kind of Dance: Book Launch Supported by AWDF A New Kind of Dance: Book Launch Supported by AWDF

African Women Speak Back – Using Radio to tackle Violence

African Women Speak Back- Using Radio to tackle Violence by Jen Thorpe Radio allows organisations to reach into homes, and into hearts, encouraging people to see their own lives in the stories they hear.If you are a woman, you are aware of… Read more

African Women Speak Back – Using Radio to tackle Violence African Women Speak Back – Using Radio to tackle Violence

The WHEAT Trust Launches FemPress

The WHEAT Trust, a grantee partner of AWDF, will launch FemPress, a publishing house to amplify the visibility of grassroots women and their stories next month.   I am the Rose   If you are in the Cape Town (SA) area, join the… Read more

The WHEAT Trust Launches FemPress The WHEAT Trust Launches FemPress
 

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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A New Kind of Dance: Book Launch Supported by AWDF

Thrown in at the deep end of the campaign process in Nigeria’s 2011 elections, Amina Salihu was without a “manual” on how to organise women or a campaign. This book is a narrative of the effort to bring years of civil society learning to bear… Read more

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The WHEAT Trust Launches FemPress

Published on 25 November 2014 by in News From AWDF

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The WHEAT Trust Launches FemPress

The WHEAT Trust, a grantee partner of AWDF, will launch FemPress, a publishing house to amplify the visibility of grassroots women and their stories next month.   I am the Rose   If you are in the Cape Town (SA) area, join the… Read more

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Press Release November 17, 2014 For Immediate Release   Women’s rights organizations meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 14-16 November have called on African governments to re-dedicate themselves to upholding national, regional… Read more

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