The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR) strongly condemns the unlawful and arbitrary detention of Women Human Rights Defenders in Cairo-Egypt on Saturday 21st June 2014. The seven Women Human Rights Defenders; Yara Sallam, Sanaa Seif, Hanan Mustafa Mohamed, Salwa Mihriz, Samar Ibrahim, Nahid and Fikreya Mohamed were arrested for protesting peacefully against the Protest and Public Assembly Law and calling for the release of all detainees and imprisoned human rights defenders in Egypt.

Tags: EgyptDownloads: PDF icon SOAWR_statement_on_detention_of_WHRDS.pdf, Microsoft Office document icon SOAWRstatementondetentionofWHRDS-French.doc

Calling on Nigeria to Take Adequate and Effective Action to Protect the Rights of the Girl Victims

he Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR) joins the global community in condemning the abduction of over 276 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014 and Nigeria’s subsequent failure to take immediate action to ensure their safe return and continued protection.

Tags: BringBackourGirls, NigeriaDownloads: PDF icon SOAWRStatementMay2014EnglishFINAL.pdf, PDF icon FINALSOAWRStatementMay2014FR.pdf

SOAWR petitions President Paul Kagame over abortion

The Solidarity for African Women's Rights Coalition (SOAWR), a pan African coalition of 40 organizations in 20 countries, has appealed to President Paul Kagame on safe abortion law reform in Rwanda

Tags: Kigali, Paul KagameDownloads: PDF icon rwandaletter.pdf

Play for the Union campaign

Organised by the State of the Union coalition, the Play for the Union campaign brings together over 10,000 people from all regions of Africa together to discuss and reflect on the type of continental integration that would make a difference for their lives and what matters to them.

Tags: Play for the Union campaign, SOTU