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: WUNRN 

Thanks to a contribution made by the late Ms. Yvonne M.T. Hebert, UN Women will provide funding to 10 members of ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations headquartered or with offices based in a Least Developed Country to attend the first week of CSW56, 27 February – 2 March 2012.

Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) is currently working on the 16 Days Actvism Campaign and we would like to hear the voices of young African women for the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.

Source: JENdA
A call for a special issue: African and African Diasporan Women: Navigating the Perilous Journeys of Migration. The issue will be guest edited by Professor Cassandra Veney.

Source: Global Youth Connect
During this GYC delegation, International participants will join with Rwandan peers in a Learning and Action Community to learn about human rights achievements and challenges in Rwanda (and the world) and to take concrete action steps together to support current and future efforts for human rights protection and promotion, both in Rwanda and abroad.

Google is seeking applications for the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Europe, the Middle East and Africa aimed at encouraging women to excel in computing and technology, and become active role models and leaders.

Source: Echoing Green
Echoing Green is excited to announce the dates of the 2012 Fellowship Application. The online application will be open from December 5, 2011 through January 9, 2012.

Source: Columbia University

Founded in 1989, the Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) is a unique and successful model of human rights capacity building.

Source: AWID Young Feminist Wire
We are pleased to announce the launch of the website of FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund! The website is available in English, French and Spanish.

Source: AWID
AWID has just launched its 4th global survey “Where is the Money for Women’s Rights?” (WITM) This one of a kind survey aims to collect data on the trends, amount, and sustainability of funding available for women’s initiatives and organizations globally.

Source: Women Living Under Muslim Laws
WLUML is deeply concerned that the first public act of the Libya's National Transition Committee has been to proclaim on October 23rd, 2011, that henceforth, a number of laws will be considered annulled and that 'sharia law' is to replace them.

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