By Carlyn Hambuba Addis Ababa, 28 January 2010 – Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) Mr. Jean Ping has described the year 2009 as an important year for the AUC following important meetings that were held during that period aimed at reinforcing Peace and Security in Africa. He said concrete actions were implemented following […]

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African Feminist Participation at the 2009 World Social Dwindles  By: Carlyn Hambuba The 2009 World Social Forum was held in Belem, Brazil from 27th January to 1st February 2009. The forum was held against the backdrop of the current global economic and financial crisis. Over one hundred thousand people from civil society Organisations coming from [...]
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By Fidelite Nice Nshimiyimana     In 2007, FEMNET organised Regional Workshops on Advocacy for Reproductive and Sexual Health Rights (SRHR) in East Africa., targeting Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The aim of the workshops was to build  African Women’s capacity to act and advocate around reproductive and sexual rights on their own behalf and enabling African […]

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National Association of Women Organizations in Uganda (NAWOU) was among organisations facilitated by FEMNET to participate at the 3rd High Level Form on Aid Effectiveness which was held in Accra – Ghana from 30th August to 3rd September, 2008. Immaculate Agedo represented NAWOU at the meeting. After the meeting she shared her experience with FEMNET […]

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For Immediate Release 12th May, 2009.   Press Release                                                                                                                                                   African Male activists for Gender Equality meet in Nairobi, Kenya From the 13th to 14th May,2009  African gender activists, the majority of them men, will meet in Nairobi, Kenya at  Silver Springs Hotel to discuss strategies for involving more men in the campaign for promoting […]

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FEMNET host Debriefing Meeting Post the 53rd Session of the 2009 CSW For Immediate Release 30th April, 2009 For Immediate Release Women in Africa have for a long time shouldered the responsibilities of providing care and support to their families and communities, in order to build strong families, communities and nations. African women have become […]

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