Girl Child Network (GCN) is a Network of over 300 organizations working to improve the status of children in Zimbabwe with special emphasis on the education of the girl child. GCN came into being, primarily to mainstream children activities with a focus on the girl child in the development sector through advocacy, information sharing and strengthening of children programming in Zimbabwe .
issue: Protection of women in armed conflicts
The Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) was formed in 1996 as a sub-regional, non-profit organisation that strengthens the capacity of women and civil society organisations in governance, leadership, economic empowerment, policy advocacy initiatives and peace and security. EASSI recognises the worth of all persons and the value of diversity and non-discrimination. EASSI works in nine countries namely; Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Somalia through its member organisations.
AfA is an international African led non-governmental human right, peace and sustainable development organization. AfA works with partners in, around and beyond the continent of Africa. AfA was created to enhance and reconstruct the interface human right and development, with a vision to contributing innovatively to the task of tackling causes of endemic poverty and exclusion in Africa. AfA works with partners in, around and beyond the continent of Africa to advocate for the protection of human rights; promote women’s participation in leadership and governance; build institutional capacity, advocate for gender justice, equality and non-discrimination, as well as promoting peace, security and conflict resolution interventions.
The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR) joins the global community in condemning the abduction of over 276 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014 and Nigeria’s subsequent failure to take immediate action to ensure their safe return and continued protection. The schoolgirls were taking exams when members of Boko Haram stormed the all-girl secondary school near Chibok in Northeast Nigeria and forced the teenage schoolgirls into trucks, kidnapping and transporting them to remote camps in Northern Nigeria, including Madayi, Dogon Chuku, Meri and Kangarwa.1 Upon splitting up and dispersing the girls into several different camps, Boko
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Status of women’s and girls’ rights in South Sudan Women and girls in South Sudan face extreme challenges with limited rights to protection, participation and inclusion. As such, South Sudan
This 28 September 2023 marks the global day of action for access to safe and legal abortion. We, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Women in Africa (SRRWA) of