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The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers Concludes Women’s Rights Conventions Training for Media Personnel

Cairo, 15th of January, 2022.  The Association of the Egyptian Female Lawyers has concluded the activities of the training for media personnel which was held in Luxor on 14th and 15th January 2022 about women’s rights in international conventions. The training was attended by 20 distinguished journalists who represent the following governorates: Minya, Assuit, Qina, Sohag, Aswan and Luxor. The two-day training tackled many important topics such as women in international conventions, concept of women protection, national system for protecting women’s rights, the CEDAW Convention and most national legislations for supporting women’s rights. Also the training tackled the acquirements enjoyed

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Kadirat holds a Regional Conference on the Maputo Protocol

On November 27-29, 2021, our Tunisian member organisation, Kadirat, held a regional conference and lobbying and advocacy workshops with women’s rights representatives from other North African countries of Algeria, Libya and Morocco. Reporting from the Tunis Afrique Presse:  “The organisation KADIRAT, on Saturday, launched a guide to urge the Tunisian government to keep its legislation in harmony with the provisions of the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa “Maputo” ratified by Tunisia under organic law No. 33 of 2018 dated 6 June 2018. The guide was presented at a

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Make Every Woman Count launches their African Women’s Decade (2010-2020) Report

Read the Report & its Key Findings 2020 marked the end of the African Women’s Decade 2010–2020, adopted on 15 October 2010 in Nairobi, Kenya, under the theme “Grassroots Approach to Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.” The launch of the Decade represented a testimony to the African Union’s commitment to the advancement of the gender equality agenda and women’s rights across the continent. Its end has coincided with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action. Make Every Woman Count (MEWC), one of

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Eritrea has developed the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child Health, Adolescent and Ageing 2022-2026 Strategic Plan.

Source: World Health Organisation Africa  With strong political commitment, the State of Eritrea has made enormous strides to improve the health and wellbeing of women and children since independence. As part of the ongoing efforts to consolidate progress line with, the Ministry of Health with WHO support, conducted a review of the RMNCAH and Ageing programs in the months of September and October 2021. A comprehensive RMNCAH & HAA Strategic plan 2022 -2026 was thus developed with support from WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA. This strategic plan will guide the implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Health, maternal and newborn health, child

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