June 25th, 2014 Kampala, Uganda  We representatives of women’s rights, faith and community-based, civil society organizations, media and government from over 14 countries across the continent convened to deliberate on ‘Strengthening African Women’s Voices in the Post-2015 Processes’ and the Africa We Want and Need. We recognize that the Common African Position (CAP) has strong […]

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Today, May 15 is a global day of action to amplify calls to #BringBackOurGirls. It has been more than four weeks since heavily armed attackers stormed the Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria and abducted over 300 girls with additional girls abducted thereafter.  Latest reports indicate that the schoolgirls are now being used to negotiate the exchange […]

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Monday, 12 May 2014 17:38 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 […]

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Friday, 09 May 2014 18:24 We the members of the FEMNET Board, Secretariat as well as Members comprising of women’s rights activists and organizations from over 42 countries in Africa as well as from the Diaspora condemn in the strongest possible terms the abduction, proposed sale of young girls and the sluggish response of the […]

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Press Release April 24, 2014 For Immediate Release African Women Convene to Deliberate and Strategize on Political Leadership African women from 15 countries across the continent gathered in Nairobi, Kenya from April 23rd to the 24th to deliberate and strategize on women’s political leadership in Africa. Convened by FEMNET (African Women’s Development and Communication Network) […]

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The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development ended early Saturday morning with a call from governments to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights as key priorities for sustainable development. The Commission urged world leaders to integrate these rights into the new development framework that will replace the […]

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The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) joins the world in congratulating Her Excellency Catherine Samba-Panza on her appointment as the First female President in Central African Republic and the third in Africa. As a pan-African Network of women’s organizations in Africa, we do receive this news with great joy and wish her success […]

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Press Release For Immediate Release Addis Ababa, January 24 2014 The Africa Women Want Beyond 2015 Women’s rights organizations from across Africa call for gender equality concerns to be fully integrated into the Common Africa Position being developed on the Post 2015 development agenda. Through a number of consultations that took place across the continent, […]

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November 1st, 2013 We the members of FEMNET who have been here present at the 6th Programming Conference and General Assembly from 30th October – 1st November 2013, have received, reviewed and adopted the FEMNET Chairperson’s Report given by the interim Chairperson Ms. Emma Kaliya. We therefore note with embarrassment and serious concern the circulation […]

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