‘Making Agenda 2063 work for African Women, a side event hosted by the ECA in the margins of the Ministers of Finance meeting took place on March 28th in Addis. One of the panelists was our very own Nebila Abdulmelik, Head of Communications. Download and read her entire intervention, which also makes concrete recommendations with regards to […]

Source: AU Call for papers for publication on the theme “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063” AU ECHO is published by the Directorate of Information and Communication of the African Union Commission during the ordinary summits of the African Union. At a time when Africa continues to face adverse publicity despite […]

Safeguarding Our Gains: African Women’s Collective Action on Defining the Pathway to Achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Africa Agenda 2063 The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) convened over 190 African women’s rights organization representatives from 34 African countries in Nairobi, Kenya, for the first and biggest pan-African women’s conference since [...]

African Women & Girls Call on their Governments to Support Gender Equality in Totality in the 2030 Agenda  for Sustainable Development  (endorsed by over 140 organizations) African Heads of State and Government will join their counterparts in New York from 25th to 27thSeptember 2015, to adopt the Post-2015 development agenda currently titled Transforming our World: […]

“If you want to control the pace of the dance, you better be the one behind the drum.” African Proverb​ ​Representatives of African women’s rights organizations, trade unions, peace and civil society organizations, indigenous, faith-based and community-based organizations, media and academia from 17 countries working in the spheres of agriculture, environment, finance, governance, health, law, […]

Tuesday, 04 September 2012 13:29 As the deadline for the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, debates have begun in earnest on; how we accelerate progress on the current set of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) while at the same time, consulting both nationally and globally on the goals and targets that could build […]