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The Bread and Butter Series: Growth for Whom? A Pan African Feminist Reflection on Macro Level Economic Policies

    The first article in our Bread and Butter series was written by Crystal Simeoni from the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), convenors of the African Feminist Macroeconomics Academy. The article provides a feminist reflection on current neoliberal macro level economic policies in Africa and how they affect women’s lives. The writer argues that current […]

African Women’s Economic Futures Convening : STATEMENT ON AFRICAN WOMEN’S ECONOMIC JUSTICE

  On September 13th – 15th, 2018, AWDF convened 27 activists, academics, development workers and knowledge producers to strategise and prioritise African women’s economic futures. This convening culminated from AWDF’s fourth strategic plan Shaping the Future, and the accompanying Futures Trends Analysis Report which highlighted the socio-economic implications of anticipated trends in Africa for women and girls. Over three […]

#BlogoftheWeek: The Annual Pilgrimage

Bisi Adeleye Fayemi, a co founder of AWDF wrote a piece that reflected on her experiences of the CSW and various feminist spaces within the Nigerian Feminist ecosystem. In her piece she spoke to the importance of galvanising the feminist movement within African spaces and keeping track of the gains that we have made despite […]

The Power of Narrative: AWDF presents the Vagina Monologues

This International Women’s Month, the African Women’s Development fund celebrates the power of Narrative, both on the collective and on the individual level. Throughout history African women have been rebellious change-makers, advocating for their independence and finding ways to gain power in societies that oftentimes restricted them from having full autonomy. It’s important for us […]


    The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is inviting applications from feminist oriented grantmaking systems consultants to undertake an audit of its grant making systems and processes. For Terms of Reference, Kindly click here Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 26th April 2019 2019”  

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – Women and Girls project

  The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is seeking for an expression of interest from an experienced consultant to undertake end of project evaluation. We are looking for a consultant with demonstrable expertise on monitoring, evaluation and learning (ME&L) with special focus on women’s rights work in Africa. The consultant is expected to carry out […]