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Maputo Protocol 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards Announced, Voting Open

The 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards recognise those who have steered the arduous complexities of gender inequality in Africa in the hope that this will inspire others to make a difference. NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25, 2023/APO Group/ — The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR) ( Coalition has launched the 20 for 20 Solidarity Awards to commemorate Africa Day and the 20th Anniversary of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Maputo Protocol). Read the full Press Release here. Submit a nomination (available in French, Arabic and English) here Les

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Make Every Woman Count launches their African Women’s Decade (2010-2020) Report

Read the Report & its Key Findings 2020 marked the end of the African Women’s Decade 2010–2020, adopted on 15 October 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya, under the theme “Grassroots Approach to Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.” The launch of the Decade represented a testimony to the African Union’s commitment to the advancement of the gender equality agenda and women’s rights across the continent. Its end has coincided with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action. Make Every Woman Count (MEWC), one of

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