ECONOMIC GOVERNANCE: African Women’s Engagement in Trade Agreements Video

The Economic Governance documentary was produced by FEMNET with support from Trust Africa. It highlights some of the challenges African women traders experience (especially Kenya, Egypt, Zambia, Rwanda & Uganda).

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Download the October – December 2011 SOAWR newslette

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Statement Condemning the Recent Stripping of Women in Malawi

The 39 members of the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition based in 18 African countries vehemently condemn the stripping of women wearing trousers and short skirts by male vendors in three major cities in Malawi namely Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Blantyre.

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African Women’s Organizing For The Ratification And Implementation Of The Maputo Protocol

The Maputo Protocol is a ground-breaking women’s rights legal instrument that expands and reinforces the rights provided in other human rights instruments.

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Position Announcement: Program Officer at Nairobi Office

Equality Now, an international human rights organization dedicated to ending violence and discrimination against women and girls globally is looking for a Program Officer with experience in human rights work focusing on using international human rights instruments to protect the rights of women and girls.

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Summit Report on the participation of SOAWR in AU on June 2011 at Malabo

Report on the participation of the SOAWR Coalition in the activities of the 17th session of the Executive Counciland 17th Ordinary Session of the Assemby of the African Union in Malabo,  Equatorial Guinea.

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Equatorial Guinea Ratifies the AU Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa

The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights coalition (SOAWR), a coalition of 44 organizations based in 21 African countries, congratulates the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on its deposit of its instrument of ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa (the Protocol).

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Interview with Saudatu Mahdi

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Reflecting back on 2010, looking to 2011 in Nigeria
Interview with Saudatu Mahdi, Programme Coordinator, Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternatives, Nigeria

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Interview with Anna Henga

The Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa: Reflecting back on 2010, looking to 2011 in Tanzania
Interview with Anna Henga, Programme Coordinator, Tanzanian Legal and Human Rights Centre

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