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AWDF has been in existence for the last 19 years and is documenting its herstory to share the transformative journey the organisation has gone through and its contributions towards achieving its vision. OBJECTIVES OF THE DOCUMENTATION The main objective of the assignment is to document the timeline of AWDF since the inception of the organisation […]

Adopting innovative models for feminist funding

Photograph: Dinendra Haria/Alamy Gender activism is yielding significant dividends as funding for women’s rights initiatives reach unprecedented levels. The African Women’s Development Fund has made great strides in driving donor funding towards more impactful causes with partnership initiatives such as Leading from the South, Amplify Change and the recently announced Equality Fund. But this is […]

Emerging Stars at Women Deliver 2019

  Edith Asamani More than 6000 delegates from around the world participated in this year’s Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada. It was a time of sharing, learning and networking with discussions focused on diverse topics including education, economic and political empowerment, good governance, women and girl empowerment. World leaders, journalists, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, […]

World Environment Day: African women champion eco-friendly agro-processing models

  Manchie Women gari processors working in a smoke-free environment using Improved LPG Stoves provided by AWDF/20/05/11 By Rose Buabeng, AWDF 05/06/2019 Since inception, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) has invested in and supported several women agro-processing groups to improve their production processes into more energy efficient systems. With a global focus on air […]


Job Summary The Knowledge Management Assistant (KMA) plays an exciting role in the Knowledge Management Unit supporting with the implementation of AWDF’s Feminist Knowledge Hub. Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Knowledge Management Specialist, to produce analysis, generate new knowledge around women’s rights in Africa, and collaborate to communicate the impact of […]

Call for consultants: Mapping advocacy for women’s rights in the Sahel Region May 2019

The aim of this consultancy is to produce a report mapping women’s rights advocacy organisations, networks and coalitions in the Sahel region of Africa, the issues that they advocate on, targets of advocacy and approaches. The countries of focus are: Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Northern Nigeria and Chad. The consultant should have: 1. […]

Consultancy opportunity: Scoping on evidence-based VAW prevention

As part of our capacity building and donor advocacy roles, AWDF is embarking on a process to encourage African women’s funds, allied philanthropic actors, and the African women’s organisations that we support to engage with the growing field of knowledge production and programme development and implementation around evidence-based prevention of violence against women. This initiative […]