Empowering Women

Posted by in Announcements, News on January 17, 2017

Leading From the South: Call for Proposals

Call for Proposals: AWDF is one of four Women’s Funds from the Global South managing Leading from the South –…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 7, 2016

Africa: Zero Tolerance for Gender Inequality and Gender-Based Violence

Africa: The 2016 Africa Human Development Report: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa is especially timely now during…

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Posted by in News on May 23, 2016

How Are Women Portrayed in Ethiopian Films?

Ethiopia: Film is a category or genre of art that has high impact on society. It is an artistic tool…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 26, 2016

Call for Applications – Sister to Sister

Call for Applications: The GBV Prevention Network is calling for members interested in enriching their violence against women prevention skills to…

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Posted by in News on September 30, 2015

Global Goals Cannot Be Achieved Without Ensuring Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Africa: As world leaders continued their Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals, UN Women and China co-hosted a landmark event…

Posted by in News on September 25, 2015

Aspen New Voices Fellowship Announces Call for 2016 Nominations

Washington: The Aspen Institute seeks nominations for one-year non-resident media skills and coaching program for next generation of global development…

Posted by in News on September 21, 2015

“A Commitment to Action”: Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

SDGs: The issue: She walks for hours to fetch water and toils in drought-prone fields to feed her family… She…

Posted by in News on July 30, 2015

African Women’s Day 2015

As part of our African Women’s Decade 2010-2020 Campaign, Make Every Woman Count is pleased to present our African Women’s…

Posted by in Gender Equity on July 1, 2015

Rwanda: Women’s Contribution to National Development

Rwanda: Deputy Chief Justice Sylvie Zainabu Kayitesi has commended women’s contribution to national development. She noted that Rwandan women are…

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 4, 2015

Africa: 25th African Union Summit to be held in South Africa

South Africa: The 25th Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) will be held  from…