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Posted by in News on October 2, 2019

Abahlali’s Heritage Day rally condemns violence.

Abahlali BaseMjondolo is a shack dwellers movement in South Africa that now organises in five provinces. They held their Heritage…

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Posted by in News on September 18, 2019

Let the Women Lead Us Into A Better Future

The women of South Africa have had enough, and they are ready to lead. For centuries, under British colonial rule,…

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Posted by in News on September 11, 2019

The Place of Men In Women’s Rights? Accountability Must Be on The Table

Women’s rights movements and social justice movements have long challenged globalized patriarchal power structures. Over time there’s been progress and…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2019

Climate Change Disproportionately Affects Women And Young Girls – And Here’s Why.

A symposium on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender and Climate Change Resilience organized by UNFPA, the United Nations…

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Posted by in News on August 26, 2019

Kampala’s Market Women Unite Against Harassment

There is a growing attention on addressing harassment at formal and informal workplaces. Several initiatives are being taken to making…

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Posted by in News on July 24, 2019

From where I stand: “Girls need to believe in themselves”

Wilma Riziki Kazunguis, 23, is a member of Moving the Goalposts, a community-based organization in Kilifi, a coastal town of…

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Posted by in News on July 17, 2019

Only 1% of Gender Equality Funding is Going to Women’s Organisations – Why?

There’s been a $1bn boost in support in the last two years, but only tiny pots of money are trickling…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on July 8, 2019

Call for Proposals: Evaluation Projects in Tanzania and Uganda

The Evaluation Fund is launching a Call for Proposals in collaboration with the Global & African Partnerships to End Violence…

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Posted by in News on July 3, 2019

On Africa’s Feminist Frontlines, we Need Accessible Care Practices to Sustain our Movements

Feminism is having its global moment – that heady feeling when a movement’s revolutionary demands are being heard by the…

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Posted by in News, Social Media on June 24, 2019

Emotional Burden in the Rights Struggle; Self-care Not Optional But a Priority

In 2011, I visited Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. That was before all the world attention,…

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