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#FacesofLeadership: Meet the women of the Ceo Forum ; Deborah Takawira

The CEO Forum and coaching programme, designed by African feminists, develops the individual and collective leadership skills of women leaders who are at different points in their careers (senior, mid-level and emerging). As a Capacity Building Programme, this space also addresses critical gap areas while strengthening institutional and governance structures and providing an enabling framework […]

VACANCY: Programme Officer: Catalytic Initiatives

Are you passionate about women’s rights in Africa, excited about African feminism, and embrace African women’s diversities? Do you have experience of implementing programmes aimed at movement building, encouraging innovation? Are you ready to contribute to developing cutting-edge programming in women’s rights around feminist movement building, activist well-being and artivism/ arts, culture and tech for […]

Women’s rights movements get a boost from Canadian Government

A new $300 Million dollar Equality Funding initiative launched by Canada on 24 May 2018, aims to be a self generating fund for women’s movements. This new approach presents the possibility of continuous flexible funding for women’s movements and is the result of sustained advocacy by feminists who pushed for resources for women’s organisations because […]

Call for Consultant: AWDF Communications Audit

Over the past 16 years, AWDF has increased the scope of its work (grantmaking, capacity building, advocacy and fundraising) within its mandate. As the programmes and the income of the organisation grows, the communications function becomes ever more vital. Additionally, the role, methodologies and visions of communications in the human rights field has developed dramatically over […]

#FacesofAdvocacy: SWID recounts the journey towards Women’s Land rights in Uganda.

Advocacy leads to transformation and Slum Women’s Initiative for Development (SWID) has demonstrated the importance of transformation on the issue of Land rights in Uganda. SWID works on a spectrum of issues: land rights, women’s rights, food security as well as environmental protection. They understand how issues of land, the environment and food are interwoven, […]


  A multi-donor challenge fund to support civil society advocacy for sexual and reproductive health and rights, AmplifyChange aims to empower young people, men and women to realise their sexual and reproductive rights.The fund is managed by a consortium that includes ManionDaniels Global Fund for Women and the African Women’s Development Fund. Our vision […]