"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it"
In this section, Make Every WomanCount (MEWC) has gathered initiatives that are happening in the local, national and international level related to Women in general and particulary African Women. The announcement section includes a range of activities from individuals, Organisations such as surveys, primary research and dialogues with policy makers, petitions, conference, demonstration, opinion, Statement, Call for papers, etc..
The section aims to be a resource for all different types of opportunities to engage women in women’s rights issues.
Monday, 18 June 2012
Friday, 08 June 2012
Thursday, 07 June 2012
Tuesday, 29 May 2012
Source: Amnesty International, To follow recent developments, check out: www.sihanet.org
A 20-year old Sudanese woman was sentenced to death by stoning on 13 May, on charges of adultery. She did not have access to a lawyer during her trial, and was convicted based on testimony she gave after being beaten by her brother. She is being detained with her baby. She in psychological distress and does not understand the nature of her sentence.
Friday, 11 May 2012
Tuesday, 08 May 2012
Source: NOBEL WOMEN'S INITIATIVEFrom Congo and Kenya to Burma and Colombia, rape is used as a weapon to humiliate people and tear apart communities. Join us as the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict launches May 6 with a Week of Action.
Monday, 07 May 2012
Monday, 07 May 2012
Source: PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY
The 2012/2013 Call for Student Application is open from April 5th 2012. Applications will be closed on June 30th 2012.
Friday, 04 May 2012
In October 2010, the African Union launched the African Women's Decade (AWD) 2010-2020. The aim of the African Women’s Decade is to advance gender equality by accelerating implementation of Dakar, Beijing and AU Assembly Decisions on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE), through dual top down and bottom up approach which is inclusive of grassroots participation.
Thursday, 03 May 2012
Source: Open Society FoundationsThe Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grantmaking and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations. OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation.
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