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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Join and support our sisters in Sierra Leone at this critical time by Signing-On this Online Petition. The parliament of Sierra Leone passed the Safe Abortion Bill sometime in December 2015 and it was forwarded to the President for signature but he declined to sign it. Arise and stand in solidarity for women’s human rights by signing […]

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On November 25, 2015, the Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) will launch the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. Along with over 5,478 organizations and other participants from 187 countries and territories, CWGL is calling for an end to gender-based violence and accountability on the part of policymakers and community members […]

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THEME: “Mobilization and Involvement of Health Personnel to Accelerate Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting”. On 6th February we stand in solidarity together with the people around the world who are observing this annual International Zero Tolerance Day to eradicate Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. This day fosters awareness of the harmful effects of female genital mutilation/cutting […]

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This Call to Action holds a common human rights agenda, uniting our visions & clarifying our demands. With it, we can be many voices speaking loudly and consistently backed by evidence and experience in ways that convince, inspire and challenge others outside our movements to use their power. This call to action is a strategic […]

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In recognition of the International Day of the Girl Child, join us in vigil for the 200+ Chibok Schoolgirls of Nigeria as we mark 6 months since their kidnapping by Boko Haram. Our partners in Nigeria have called on us to help them ensure that the call to #BringBackOurGirls is still loud and clear – […]

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By Hibaaq Osman* Thursday, 26th June Today is a dark day in my heart. Our dear friend and partner Salwa Bugaighis has been assassinated in her home in Benghazi, just after she cast her vote in Libya’s parliamentary elections. Salwa was the embodiment of dignity, grace, and humanity. She fought fearlessly, persistently, and tenaciously not just […]

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The African Women’s Development and Communication Network, FEMNET, has called on hundreds of its members across over 40 African countries to organize and mobilize peaceful demonstrations at Nigerian Embassies around the continent on Thursday, 15th May 2014, also the International Day of the Family, to express pan-African solidarity with the abducted Nigerian school girls, their […]

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