CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR AWDF FEMINIST LEADERS & GOVERNANCE COACHING PROJECT, 2016

  Background In 2014, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) launched a feminist coaching project on leadership for women leaders of its grantee organisations. In 2015, the project was expanded to include strengthening governance frameworks within participating organisations. The project is based on our knowledge of the persistent challenges of African women’s organisations with issues […]

Grantee Highlight:  SAYWHAT Shares New Documentary on the SRHR Defenders Program in Zimbabwe

As dialogues surrounding sexual and reproductive health take a more visible place on university campuses, young people around the world, particularly young women, have worked towards inciting meaningful discussions and solutions to the challenges they face. In the African context, this conversation manifests in the organisation of innovative programs such as the “Reproductive Health Rights […]

Grantee Highlight: Public Health Uganda tackles HIV/AIDS, on all fronts.

  Today, a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS no longer means a death sentence. For many women, however, the situation can quickly turn into one. While many constraints to accessing affordable medication exist, there are other complex factors at hand. Even with the right medication, the stigma, discrimination and injustice surrounding the illness can easily erase promise […]