SOAWR Strongly Condemns the Act of Violence by Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero

The Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition (SOAWR), an initiative of 43 organizations working across 23 countries in Africa, strongly condemns the act of violence committed by Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero against Nairobi’s Women Parliamentary Representative, the Honourable Rachel Shebesh.

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SOAWR Statement on Situation of Women in Mali

SOAWR is greatly concerned over the growing humanitarian situation amidst increasing reports of human rights abuses and violations in Mali following the Coup which took place on March 22, 2012.

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Statement on the Election of Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma as the AUC Chairperson

The 40 members of the Solidarity for African Women’s Rights Coalition, based in 22 African countries, commend the African Union (AU) Heads of States and Governments on the successful election of Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma as its African Union Commission (AUC) first female Chairperson.

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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.

Tags: MalawiDownloads: PDF icon StripMeNotfinal.pdf