Venez rejoindre la famille FEMNET

Poste proposé: Directrice Exécutive (Ref: FNT-ED 2018) Lieu: Nairobi, Kenya  Date limite: Le 8 mars 2018 Demande de candidature: Les candidates intéressées doivent envoyer leurs lettre d’intention et leurs curriculum vitae mis à jour incluant les noms et les adresses de 3 références professionnels (y compris le numéro de téléphone et le mail.) Les demandes […]

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Come Join FEMNET family!

Position Advertised: Executive Director (Ref: FNT-ED 2018) Report to: Board of Directors Location: Nairobi, Kenya Deadline: 8th March, 2018 Applications: Interested applicants should send their intent letter accompanied by resume with names and addresses of 3 professional referees (including telephone and e-mail). Applications are by e-mail only, sent to: recruitment@femnet.or.ke. Please indicate the reference on […]

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​“Time is up for discrimination and abuse against women!”

As the year 2018 trudges on, something extraordinary is happening in the world. We continue to witness more and more local organizing and meaningful regional and global solidarity by gender activists and advocates, uniting in their collective struggle to shame discrimination and resist oppressive forms of patriarchy. From fighting sexual assaults and harassment – through the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements – […]

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The AU must escalate the fight against corruption to improve lives of women & girls in Africa

PRESS STATEMENT  For Immediate Release: 22nd January 2018   The African Union Member States must take critical steps to eradicate corruption in Africa that perpetuates gender inequality and the disempowerment of women and girls in the continent.   The African Women’s Development & Communication Network, FEMNET is urging the regional body of 55 countries to […]

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Strengthening young women’s movements across Africa

The Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy, had a candid conversation with Catherine Nyambura, Advocacy Officer at FEMNET and a bold feminist leader on her work and passion promoting gender equality and challenging the status quo. Check out the entire conversation below as interviewed by CFFP’s Jennifer Brough – and as first published on the CFFP website. […]

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FEMNET 2017 Highlights: Co-Creating Feminist Narratives beyond Shrinking Spaces

Happy Holidays from FEMNET! In 2017, just like in the last 29 years of existence, FEMNET continued to distinguish herself as a visible and credible pan-African women’s rights organization, collectively working with her over 600 members, spread out in 46 countries across the African continent and in the diaspora, to assert influence at strategic national, […]

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Women4Women: Collectively Advancing the Rights, Agency and Choices for Women in Kenya

Exactly one day before the end of this years’ 16 days of activism and on the eve of International Human Rights Day- 10th December, the Kenya Women Medical Association (KWMA), Kenya Women Judges Association (KWJA) with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) established a #Women4Women(W4W) advocacy and accountability platform to undertake strategic interventions to empower right holders and its key duty bearers […]

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Still rising: women’s movements in a changing world

A global backlash against women’s rights is on the rise. Women’s movements have pushed long and hard for women’s rights to be enshrined in international policy frameworks, and the current global political landscape risks a serious regression on progress made. As MA Gender and Development alumni, working in, with and for women’s movements, we find our […]

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Pan-African Women’s Conference on 2030 Agenda and Africa Agenda 2063 – Summary Report

The Pan-African Women’s Conference on 2030 Agenda held in May 2017, was the very first for FEMNET members and women’s rights organizations across Africa, since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  (SDGs) and after the AU developed its 10-year implementation plan for the Agenda 2063. The conference served to consolidate a collective voice […]

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