Press Statement For Immediate Release Blantyre, Malawi   May 21st, 2014   The African Women’s Observer Mission accredited under the NGO Gender Coordination Network stand in solidarity with the women of Malawi in this electoral process. There is a revolution that has started in the world where women are taking their rightful place in positions […]

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WOMEN GRAB THE REINS OF DEMOCRACY Africa has an unprecedented number of female presidential contestants in 2011-2012: Cameroon: Kah Walla Egypt: Bothaina Kamel Kenya: Hon. Martha Karua Senegal: Prof. Amsatou Sow Sidibe Zambia: Hon. Edith Nawakwi Simultaneously we have seen a regression in the proportion of women in Parliament in several member states such as […]

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DEMOCRACY IS IN THE AIR Three African nations, namely Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya have recently undergone revolutions, overturning undemocratic and authoritarian governments that have been in power for decades without the consent of their people. “You can tear a flower, but you can’t stop spring from coming!” -Tunisian Activist Article 4 of the African Charter […]

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