2020: Decade for Action – FEMNET January 2020 E-Bulletin

A Glimpse at Some of the Key Moments & Advocacy Opportunities to be on the Look-out for in 2020!

2020 has been named the Decade for Action to move the world closer to delivering actions on women’s rightssustainable development and global peace truce – all solid pillars for protracting the world we want! Key moments for candid reflections on progress and holding our African governments accountable to honouring existing commitments include the 5th anniversary for implementing the promising 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the 25th anniversary of taking stock of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the review of action plans of the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace, and security.
FEMNET ushers in this beginning of a decade with great optimize and renewed energies to continue pushing for a just and equal Africa. As a pan-African feminist network that has existed in the last 32 years, we are excited to be launching our next strategic plan (2020 – 2024) in February 2020. This is a culmination of a series of consultations and strategizing sessions with our members and partners on our zesty aspirations and commitment to women and girls in all their diversities.
From all of as at the Secretariat, we are sending you lovely wishes for a bold Decade of Action in advancing women’s and girls’ rights. As always, we will continue to keep you our members and partners posted through our various communication channels – including e-bulletins, website, listserv and social media platforms – keep following us and sharing with us your feedback.  The following are key moments and dates to look-out for:



This E-Bulletin has been produced with the financial support of FEMNET’s development partners including the Embassy of Sweden in Lusaka, Zambia and the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of FEMNET and do not necessarily reflect the views of our development partners’.

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