Honoring Dr Musimbi Kanyoro

All across the world, African women continue to drive change as they strive to make the world a better place for all. On Africa day this year, our partner and feminist sister, Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro, CEO of Global Fund for Women was honored by the African Diasporan Network for her incredible work in advancing Women’s […]

Theo Sowa named one of Apolitical’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

We’re excited to announce that Theo Sowa, AWDF’s CEO has been included on Apolitical’s second annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy for 2019. 2019’s list includes other incredible activists, such as Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, Caren Grown and Michelle Obama. The list was created from over 9000 nominations from governments, […]

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. […]