African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) Profile

FEMNET, or the African Women's Development and Communication Network, is a pan-African, feminist organization working to advance the rights of women and girls since inception in  1988. FEMNET facilitates the sharing of information, ideas, strategies and experiences amongst its members who are in over 40 countries across Africa and the Diaspora. It has played a critical role in informing and mobilizing African women to participate and influence policies and processes that affect their lives.

FEMNET was a founding member of SOAWR and is a steering committee member. Learn more at

Contact Person: 
Nebila Abdulmelik