The AU must escalate the fight against corruption to improve lives of women & girls in Africa

PRESS STATEMENT  For Immediate Release: 22nd January 2018   The African Union Member States must take critical steps to eradicate corruption in Africa that perpetuates gender inequality and the disempowerment of women and girls in the continent.   The African Women’s Development & Communication Network, FEMNET is urging the regional body of 55 countries to […]

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FEMNET Head of Communications Nebila Abdulmelik caught up with Samantha Spooner of the Mail & Guardian to share her thoughts on Illicit Financial Flows and the linkages with women’s rights work: 1. How do gender issues fit into illicit financial flows? ​Illicit financial flows further social, gender, spatial inequities and inequalities. Many of the factors that exacerbate IFFs, such as […]

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June 25th, 2014 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 commitments to ensure that “No person – regardless […]

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