Creating Safe Spaces: Experiences of Ugandan women in the informal sector

  To mark 16 Days of Activism this year, AWDF and her grantee partners are lending a voice to support the global campaign on ratification and implementation of the new ILO Convention 190 and recommendation 206 to end gender based violence in the world of work. Under the thematic area of Body and Health Rights, […]

Grantee Profile: 1-in-9 Campaign – Renewed Focus on the Other Eight

The year was 2006. HIV-activist Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, known to the public only as Khwezi, faced off against Jacob Zuma, then the deputy-president of South Africa, in court. She had accused him of rape. She stood her ground amidst death threats from Zuma’s supporters, harassment from the ANC Women’s League and widespread torment from the […]