Our Nigerian member organisation, WRAPA, had a busy and successful May. Read what they’ve been up to… “May started well with the validation meeting of the policy advisory designed as a tool for policy uptake seek, to ensure that measures are put in place for school girls in emergency periods such a COVID 19 by relevant state and non-state actors to ensure the re-enrolment of girls in schools during crisis situations. The validation meeting was conducted at the Ministry of Education in five project state namely; FCT, Adamawa, Jigawa, Plateau, Sokoto and Katsina under the MITIGATING COVID 19 IMPACT ON
SOAWR Member, the SIHA Network, has made a Statement to the 71st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Read an extract below. “The Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA Network) was created by women activists from Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea in the mid-1990s. For the past 25 years we have held a unique position working as a feminist regional civil society network operating in the politically volatile contexts of the Greater Horn of Africa. We work through and firmly believe in the collective power of African women.
Download the Call to Action and Accountability (ENG) Télécharger A l’action et à la redevabilité (FR) Download SOAWR’s Press Statement – 30th November 2023 Télécharger Télécharger le communiqué de presse
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
Dissemination of the findings of the Study on Review of Discriminatory Laws related to Violence against Women in Africa
Join us for a time of insightful sharing and discussion of the findings of selected African countries’ reports on review of discriminatory laws relating to violence against women in Africa.