Globally, Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) are defined as the unrecorded and mostly untaxed illicit leakage of capital and resources out of a country. IFFs are mostly unrecorded because of deliberate misreporting. They are also associated with active attempts to hide their origin, destination, and true ownership; and often end up in secrecy jurisdictions (tax havens). […]

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On Sunday 5th March, FEMNET was part of 28 regional teams of passionate young women and girls that participated in the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP) that was hosted at the Impala Grounds in Nairobi. This football tournament, unlike normal football matches, was aimed at advocating for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and participating […]

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We, the Participants at the Pan African CSO conference on  “CSO Preparatory meeting towards the second high level meeting  for Nairobi under the theme of ‘Fast tracking SDGs Implementation through Effective Development Co-operation’ held in Nairobi, Kenya on 24th – 25th October 2016, have come together as African Civil Society Organizations, including women’s organizations, labour […]

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Insights from Juliana Odindo on #Voices  Q1. What barriers do young women living with HIV face in accessing Contraception? Young women living with HIV don’t have many contraceptive options. This is due to the fact that they are forced to reduce the pill burden  given that some of the Anti-retrovirals interact with some of the […]

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The Young Women’s Leadership Institute (YWLI) a member of FEMNET from Kenya is a feminist center of excellence for young women’s leadership that was founded in 1999 as a platform to facilitate young women’s engagement and integration into the women’s movement in Kenya and in national governance and development processes. As a young women led organization, YWLI main area […]

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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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