Development Agenda for Girls and Women in AfricaNetwork (DAWA) is seeking to connect and grow a movement of girls and youngwomen in the African region. Are you an adolescent girl oryoung woman aged between the ages of 15 and 35 years? Do you reside in Africa? Areyou passionate about yourContinue Reading

Call for Applications for AGYW Influence and Engagement Leads Development Agenda for Girls and Women in Africa Network (DAWA) is an indigenous young women founded and led network in Africa committed to promoting leadership for and by AGYW in their diversity using an integrated approach to , addressing gender equality,Continue Reading

PROGRESS: SOLIDARITY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN’S RIGHTS Equality Now is proud to be the Secretariat of the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR), a network of over 50 national, regional and international civil society organizations in 27 countries promoting the rights of African women and girls through the Protocol.Since theContinue Reading

Building on the momentum of and leveraging on the African Union theme for 2016, the year of human rights with a special focus on the rights of women, a half day multi-stakeholder consultation under the theme “Accelerated Implementation of Women’s Right’s and the African Decade of Human Rights” reviewed progressContinue Reading

Adolescent Girls and Young Women let’s make an effort to attend the consultations in our provinces to air our views on the Age of Consent. It is important to be part of the process as end users because this directly affects how the SRHR landscape will look like. Decisions madeContinue Reading

A decade ago, African women had reason to expect change following a much-heralded global conference that set ambitious targets to transform the lives of women across the world. This year marks the 10th anniversary of that milestone event, the Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, China, in 1995.Continue Reading