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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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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