"We are at the dawn of the African Women's Decade ....We need to empower African women who produce food, raise children and drive the economy here. When those women take their rightful place at the negotiating table, in the parliament and in leadership positions across society, we can unleash Africa's enormous potential"
The Amal Women’s Training Center and Restaurant is a non-profit association based in Marrakech, Morocco. They provide intensive training to develop skills within the hospitality industry as well as others to disadvantage women with the aim of empowering and making them self-reliant. read more...
Virginia Muwanigwa is an expert in gender and women’s rights research, analysis, proposal writing; lobbying and advocating for women’s rights. She is the Chairperson of the Women's Coalition of Zimbabwe and she has 8 years extensive use of human rights based approaches. read more...
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20 years ago, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since then, but much more needs to be done and can be done. A world in which gender equality is a reality: Picture it! See more at: http://beijing20.unwomen.org