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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, […]

Sarah Abena Benewaa Fosu – Knowledge Management Assistant

Benewaa is a Knowledge Management Assistant. She works with the Knowledge Management Specialist to produce analysis, generate new knowledge around women’s rights in Africa, and collaborates to communicate the impact of AWDF’s work and the work of its grantees, advocacy and movement building partners. She oversees the running of the resource centre and online repository. […]

Birthing Leaders: Stories of Change in African Women’s Organisations

In 2015 AWDF launched its Leadership and Governance programme, a capacity building initiative that sought to nurture growth in African women’s organisations by feeding the hearts of the organisations themselves- in dedicated one-on-one and collective coaching with senior and mid-level leaders, and with governance boards. The investments were aimed at growing feminist leadership and governance, […]

Call for Consultants: Green Climate Fund (GCF) Accreditation Consultant

Background In order to grow its funding base to scale up support to women’s organisations involved in activities around climate change mitigation and adaptation, AWDF is currently aiming at gaining accreditation to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) with support from Both ENDS. The GCF is a new global fund created to support efforts made by […]

IT’S NOT A DEATH SENTENCE: YOU DON’T HAVE TO DIE.

“Cancer took so much away from me but in return has given me so much. I have a better perspective on life, what matters and who counts. I live my life like its golden. I don’t take anything for granted” Twena Harvey-Ewusi Twena is a Ghanaian fashion designer and a breast cancer survivor. She fought […]

LIFE AND HOPE AFTER BREAST CANCER: AFRICAN WOMEN PROVIDING SUPPORT

  Breast cancer is a growing problem in low-resource settings. A report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, GLOBACOB revealed that an estimated 94,378 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in sub-Saharan Africa annually, with incidence rates varying between African countries. In a bid to empower women to take charge of their […]

FINALISTS: AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019

We are pleased to announce the final list of selected applicants for the 2019 African Women Writers Workshop due to be held in Ghana. The quality and sheer volume of applications received was truly amazing, and we thank everyone who put in an application to be part of this wonderful experience. We received over 1,300 […]

EXCITING NEW VACANCIES: 3 POSITIONS OPEN!

  PROGRAMME OFFICER – DONOR LIAISON Job Summary The role of the Programme Officer – Donor Liaison is to work with other team members to coordinate and manage AWDF’s donor portfolio, ensuring that AWDF is meeting its implementation and reporting obligations to all stakeholders as identified. The post holder will work cross organisationally to ensure […]