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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.

 

 


Make Every Woman Count would like you to join its efforts to contribute to the global campaign to end gender violence "Militarism and  Sexual Violence Against Women in Africa."

Source: Pambabzuka
The detainees are in danger of torture and ill treatment by the security forces. They should be released immediately or formally charged and allowed access to family and lawyers.

The 2011 Egyptian revolution triggered many changes in the Arab world and we witnessed the visible participation of thousands of Egyptian women. Inspired by them,Tatiana Philiptchenko, a Canadian peace educator and reporter, created an exciting multimedia platform featuring their rich testimonies.

Source: Sonke Gender Justice Network
TIME TO BREAK THE JUDICIARY’S GLASS CEILING FOR WOMEN UCT AND SONKE GENDER JUSTICE NETWORK INSTIGATE COMPLAINT WITH THE COMMISSION FOR GENDER EQUALITY.

Source: UN WOMEN
UN Women is inviting you to participate in a survey to assess the specific resource needs for its Knowledge Gateway on Women’s Economic Empowerment, to promote information and knowledge-sharing, collaboration and learning.

Source: Huairou Commission
Huairou Commission and GROOTS International Stand in Solidarity with Rosemary Irusta Perez, Denounce Unjust Detainment.

Source: Sudanese Women Human rights defenders Project
Jalila Khamis a Nuba Woman Activist , is going to be presented to the court in central Khartoum  courts compound on September 27, 2012 , the judged of the court is judge Mohammed Alamain . The national intelligence and security services NISS presented Jalila to the prosecutor of the crime against the state on July 29th , 2012 fro the first time after they filed report against her on the articles 50 and 51 of the Sudanese Criminal Act of 1991 both articles  are crimes against the state and punished by death .

Source: IREX
Applications for the Community Solutions Program are now being accepted. Please click the "apply now" button on the right side of the screen to apply.

Source: Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)
On 10 July 2012, Judge Imad Shamoun of Al-Nasir Criminal Court in Khartoum sentenced Laila Ibrahim Issa Jamool a 23 year old woman to death by stoning for adultery (Zina) under Article 146 of the Sudanese Penal Code 1991.

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