Press Release For immediate release “Hyena” Jail sentence is a failure to justice for women and girls in Africa 22nd Nov 2016 / Lilongwe – Malawi Women’s human rights organization alongside cultural and religious leaders from African countries currently meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi have condemned in the strongest terms the “lenient” sentence passed on a […]

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The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) is an inclusive, multi-stakeholder, global forum. It brings together a broad range of development actors to strengthen the quality, impact and effectiveness of development co-operation ensuring it has maximum impact on development. The Global Partnership aims to ensure that development cooperation – including Official Development Assistance (ODA) […]

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21    September    2016,    New    York,    NY     Women    Deliver    and    10    partners   (including FEMNET) launched    today    the    Deliver for Good  campaign,    a    global    initiative    that    applies    a    gender    lens    to    the    Sustainable    Development    Goals    and    promotes    12    critical    investments    in    girls    and    women    to    power    progress for all.  “Achieving  growth    and    prosperity    for    all    starts    with    ensuring    equal   […]

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African governments  have  been warned to take note that it is  no longer business as usual and it is time they  heed the call for the process of transformative  leadership that will not create barriers for women but instead make spaces available and create a conducive environment for equal representation of women and men in […]

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The National CSOs training on SRHR and SDGs was a highly packed interactive event with a dynamic mix of stakeholders. The goal of the training, organized by FEMNET in partnership with International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) and Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation, was to ‘enhance the capacity of women’s rights advocates to be able […]

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We the undersigned feminist, women’s rights organizations and civil society groups committed to advancing women’s human rights attending the UNCTAD 14 in Nairobi, make this collective statement building on the collective civil society declaration. Key Message: We are alarmed that the approach taken at UNCTAD 14 negotiations threatens to undermine the capacity of UNCTAD to […]

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The ongoing UNCTAD-14 provides a platform through which women’s organizations can contribute to the discussion on international trade policies and the impact the policies have on women as well as provide alternatives through which trade can be used as a catalyst for women’s economic empowerment. Increasing the role of women in the economy is part […]

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