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In this section, Make Every WomanCount (MEWC) has gathered initiatives that are happening in the local, national and international level related to Women in general and particulary African Women. The announcement section includes a range of activities from individuals, Organisations such as surveys, primary research and dialogues with policy makers, petitions, conference,  demonstration, opinion, Statement, Call for papers, etc..

The section aims to be a resource for all different types of opportunities to engage women in women’s rights issues.

 

 


Source: The Fund for Internet Research and Education (FIRE)
The Fund for Internet Research and Education - FIRE Africa - is an Africa-based Grants and Awards programme which provides funding to projects that use the Internet to provide innovative solutions to Africa's unique education, information, infrastructure, and communication needs.

Source: FEMNET
On Sunday, 2 August 2015, 193 governments agreed to a historic agenda for global sustainable development to be carried out over the next 15 years, which will be formally adopted by world leaders at the UN General Assembly in September.

As part of our African Women’s Decade 2010-2020 Campaign, Make Every Woman Count is pleased to present our African Women’s Day event for July 31, 2015 entitled: ‘Celebrating Inspirational Africans Women’

 
 We, the African Ministers responsible for Gender and Women’s Affairs, attending the Ninth African Regional Conference on Women for the twenty-year review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, held in Addis Ababa on 19 November 2014, organized by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union Commission, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN-Women), agencies of the United Nations and other partners,

Australia Awards, a cornerstone of the Australian Government's development assistance program for Africa, provide access to postgraduate education, training and professional development opportunities for suitably qualified Africans from eligible countries. On their return to the workplace, Australia Awards Alumni are expected to contribute actively to development in their home countries.

Make Every Woman Count would like you to join its efforts to contribute to the global campaign to end gender violence “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Let’s Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!”.

Source: Southern Africa Litigation Centre
On this International Day of Rural Women we, the undersigned organisations, call on African governments to end discrimination against rural women in Africa, especially in their access to traditional leadership roles and inheritance rights.

Source: The White Hpuse Office
“…[W]e support societies that empower women -- because no country will reach its potential unless it draws on the talents of our wives and our mothers, and our sisters and our daughters… You can measure how well a country does by how it treats its women.”  – President Obama, Cape Town, South Africa, June 30, 2013

In celebration of “Africa Day”, Make Every Woman Count and FEMNET are inviting you to join us on twitter and facebook on the 26th May to share with us the Africa you want by using the hashtag #TheAfricaWeWant.

The estimated I90 school girls ages 16-18 years of the Federal Government Girls College Chibok still remained missing after two weeks of being abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State North East Nigeria since April 15th 2014.

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