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Read SOAWR's policy briefing 'How States can deliver on the AU Declaration for an African Women’s Decade 2010-2020' for African delegations attending the AU Ministerial Conference of Gender Ministers and the 8th African Regional Conference on Women to review 15 years of the Beijing Platform of Action, The Gambia, November 2009.

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Equality Now and Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) Coalition convened a meeting on 'Global Efforts to Eradicate Violence and Discrimination against Women and Girls

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(SOAWR)-- SOAWR members, in a lobbying mission in Uganda, celebrate after the announcement of the upcoming ratification of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

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Read the FEMNET Report On Participation of the SOAWR Coalition in the Pre-Summit Activities of the 13th Ordinary Summit of the African Union Assembly.

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SOAWR in collaboration with the AU Women, Gender and development Directorate and UNIFEM have concluded in Kigali, Rwanda a stakeholders' meeting on the implementation of the AU Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

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Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Director, Women, Gender, and Development Directorate, African Union Commission
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The Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) coalition through its members participated in the 11th AWID International Forum on Women's Rights and Development held on 14-17 November 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa.

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Image Caption: 
Carlyn Hambuba at the SOAWR campaign corner
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