"We are at the dawn of the African Women's Decade ....We need to empower African women who produce food, raise children and drive the economy here. When those women take their rightful place at the negotiating table, in the parliament and in leadership positions across society, we can unleash Africa's enormous potential"
The Congolese Females Action for Promoting Rights & Development (COFAPRI) is based in Bukavu in the eastern Democratic Rupublic of Congo. The organisation empowers women through encouraging income-generating activities such as the rearing of livestock. The fundamental mission of COFAPRI is to give moral and material assistance to rural women and girls of the DR Congo who have been raped and those who suffer domestic violence read more....
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In todays entrepreneurial society, young African women are creating their space, engaging in businesses that were always dominated by men flexing their muscle with their big boys. Jebet Chemngorem is one such entrepreneur, having Founded Grey Owl.