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 alongside AWDF’s Co-Founder Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi

  • Economic Empowerment and Livelihoods

Lusu Boiakai, Superintendent of the Nancy B. Doe Market renovated by the Sirleaf Market Women’s Fund an AWDF grantee

  • Governance, Peace and Security

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf speaking at AWDF’s 10th Anniversary lecture

  • Reproductive Health and Rights

A technician at the Gender Violence Recovery Centre, Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Kenya


A training session on the proper use of condoms by Positive Women’s Network in South Africa

  • Arts, Culture and Sports

A performance at the launch of Mbaasem’s ‘Women Writers Forum’