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African Women's Development Fund is a grantmaking foundation resourcing African women's organisations on the frontline of change.
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AWDF Sep 25
Sudden changes in practices by to accommodate preventive measures tend to take a toll. This guide by provides the tools for individual and organisational wellbeing while adapting to the .
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Mariam Tendou Sep 23
“Voice, Power & Soul” Portraits of African Feminists. I am in there!
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APN Sep 24
Thank you for supporting the Young Women Writers Program which fosters Women and Philanthropy within the continent. Read some of the articles that have come from the program.
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AWDF Sep 24
"governments...have to put policies in place, remove institutional barriers against women and punish those who violate the rights of women." ED, explores how to bridge the gap in access to justice for women in Nigera. Read more:
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AWDF Sep 23
When given the opportunity, women can be the most vibrant contributors to any nation's economy. We applaud our grantee partners for ardently advocating for the socio-economic empowerment of women in Jordan.
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@egisa_org Sep 21
We are in Mangochi this week for the African Feminist Macroeconomics Academy - Malawi (AFMA), with support from The Minister of Gender, Hon. Patricia Kaliati will open the 3 day long workshop this morning
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Walker Institute Sep 22
We were delighted to be joined remotely by , CEO of the African Women's Development Fund (), while filming for the upcoming programme "Adapting for Tomorrow's Environment". More info at:
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AWDF Sep 22
The signs of may not be always apparent to survivors due to toxic societal norms and the fear of stigmatisation. This article by highlights the early signs of domestic violence and how to seek help in such situations.
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AWDF Sep 18
AWDF CEO speaks to on her Better Angels General Assembly podcast series about how good quality education should be seen as a basic right for every child. Listen to it here:
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Sarah Brown Sep 17
"It's time to get radical about our inclusiveness" - that's what the brilliant , CEO of , told me during this latest episode of Better Angels General Assembly podcast series
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YWLI Sep 16
Marital rape is culturally accepted and codified as automatic sexual intercourse also common in dating situations @UAF_Africa ,
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AWDF Sep 17
Globally, has elicited a much-needed re-examination of the status quo of governance and economic development. In this open letter to the , African feminists recommend actionable ways for Africa to . Read it here:
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AWDF Sep 16
The pandemic has trapped many women and girls with perpetrators of evils like Female Genital Mutilation. We applaud our grantee partners for their grassroots advocacy against .
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AWDF Sep 15
Urbanisation is stripping away farmland from women farmers who make up 60% of the agricultural workforce in Uganda. Our grantee partners are advocating for the Ugandan government to take a gendered approach towards urbanisation policies.
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APN Sep 11
The Impact of Savings and Credit Groups on Women. Sep 15, 2020 02:00 PM Africa/Dar_es_Salaam Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 811 7228 4046
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AWDF Sep 14
It's a new week sisters! In a society that tends to validate women’s existence only in connection to men, AWDF Co-founder, Dr Hilda Tadria encourages us to seek our purpose and happiness within.
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AWDF Sep 11
Did you miss the premiere of our video on at the webinar on Thursday? You can watch it here
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AWDF Sep 10
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AWDF Sep 10
Donors need to engage more with women’s movements. We need to invite leaders of women’s rights movements into dialogues on global cooperation.- Hanke Nube
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Beth Woroniuk Sep 10
The funding going to activism/to women's orgs does not match the rhetoric of 'supporting women and girls' by philanthropy, by devt assistance, etc. says of in the webinar. x 100!
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