Key Regional & Global Advocacy Platforms to Follow/Engage with in March 2019

In March 2019, here  are some key advocacy platforms at regional and global levels that we invite you to follow/ engage with so as to ensure African women’s and girls priorities contribute and influence the outcomes.   11th – 22nd March 2019 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) UN Headquarters, New York […]

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CSOs Key Recommendations on the Population and Development Agenda in Africa – AADPD+5

Africa CSOs Outcome Statement following the Pre-Conference for the Fifth Regional Review of the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD+5), held in Accra, Ghana, from 30th September to 1st October 2018 Preamble We, civil society representatives in our diversity from across the African continent, welcome the 5th year review of the Addis Ababa […]

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Her Voice Matters Everywhere, Everytime – Update of FEMNET’s Footprints in March 2018

The 62nd Session on the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) held in New York from 12th to 23rd March 2018 culminated in the Agreed Conclusions – a set of concrete recommendations to be implemented by governments at the international, regional, national and local level – and which women’s rights organizations we will use to hold policymakers to account in order […]

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Africa must close the macroeconomics gender gap to achieve sustainable development

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9th October 2017   Africa’s policy makers must harness their definitive role in influencing macroeconomic policies that lead to the transformation of the lives of women and girls in Africa.  In particular, Africa must accelerate the need to exclusively and effectively engage women on macroeconomic policies as they have a […]

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This very first convening of FEMNET members and women’s rights organizations generally across Africa to collectively deliberate and develop a roadmap for women’s rights organizations to effectively engage in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). This convening comes one and a half years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for […]

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For More information related to FEMNET’s contribution contact; Catherine Nyambura, prog-associate@femnet.or.ke Follow on Twitter: @FemnetProg   Hashtag: #WhatWomenWant  #HLM2 #GPEDC EVENT DATE TIME VENUE DESCRIPTION Women’s Forum   FEMNET Secretariat and Members moderating various sessions during the Forum     28th November 7.30am- 6.30pm KICC Preparatory forum to build capacity of women’s rights organizations to effectively engage in […]

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FEMNET members and partners will host a panel discussion and side event in the margins of the AWID Forum. The session titled: “African Women and Money: Opportunities and Threats” will be a platform for key actors to reflect on practical strategies for fundraising, show case how the cut backs on ODA are affecting the funding […]

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5 Young African Feminists Reflect on what it would take to End AIDS:- #WhatWomenWant campaign is a collaborative effort launched by the ATHENA network. The Campaign aims to engage activists and advocates in women’s civil society & feminist organizations to contribute towards renewed leadership and drive momentum toward realizing the vision, priorities and rights of […]

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African leaders have endorsed human rights in national, regional, continental and international instruments. However, the effective implementation of key AU human rights instruments, including the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights, by the majority of member states is still lagging behind the agreed targets. Upholding of human and women’s rights remains a responsibility of […]

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