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.



Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) is pleased to announce the annual prize for the African Women’s Decade 2010-2020

This is the third year that the charity has awarded the prize to a woman and also to an organization that has made an outstanding contribution to gender equality and women’s rights issues on the continent.

Source: AWID
We the Ministers of Gender and Women’s Affairs from African Union Member States met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 6th and 7th February 2014 to deliberate on progress made in the achievement of the MDGs and reach consensus to strengthen gender equality and women’s empowerment in the Africa Common Position on the Post 2015 Development Agenda.

Source: International Women's Media Foundation
Now in its 10th year, the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is designed for a woman journalist working in print, broadcast or digital news media to spend seven months in a tailored program that combines access to MIT’s Center for International Studies and media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New York Times.

Make Every Woman Count is pleased to announce that we were chosen by HP for the Black History month to recieve a £400 donation in support of our work using ICT to promote African women empowerment and rights.

Are you a man working to end gender-based violence in any of its many forms in Africa? Are you a man who considers yourself an ally to the women’s movement—working alongside your female counterparts in solidarity? Are you a man with a vision on how to make every woman count and end all violence against them? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then we want to hear from you!

PRESS RELEASE - 13 September 2013 – for immediate release

UK DOCUMENTARY PREMIERE: DARK GIRLS Museum of London, 19 Sept 13, 18:30.


Much of the global development in the past decade and a half has been pegged on the Millennium Development Goals that came to be in 2000 with an expiry date of 2015. As 2015 approaches, efforts are underway to shape a global development agenda - the Post 2015 agenda – one meant to be inclusive, consultative and participatory.

Source: Canon Collins
This year we will be combining the application process for the Canon Collins Scholarship, the Gra�a Machel Scholarships for Women and the Equal Education Scholarship.

Source: CARMMA
The African Union Commission in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of South Africa invites the submission of abstracts for its inaugural International Conference on Maternal, New-born and Child Health in Africa to be held in August 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Abstracts are invited on original research, innovative programmes and professional practices, theoretical and conceptual advances, and professional issues relating to Maternal, New-born and Child Health, including, but not limited to:

Source: UN WOMEN
Individuals, non-governmental organizations, groups and networks are invited to submit written communications—including, but not limited to, complaints, appeals and petitions—to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) with information on alleged injustices and human rights violations against women in any country.

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