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: AWARENESS TIMES
As part of its campaign to reduce injustice and increase Access to Justice (AtoJ) for women in Sierra Leone, ActionAid Sierra Leone has convened one day advocacy dialogue on safety and security for women accessing justice in Freetown on Monday October 24, 2011.
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (the Observatory) releases today its 14th Annual Report on the situation of human rights defenders during a press conference held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Source: The Forum for African Women Educationalists
FAWE has announced a call for proposals from research institutions for its Strengthening Gender Research to Improve Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa Initiative.
Source: UN WOMEN
UN Women is pleased to announce the recently launched blog for its West Africa Sub-Regional Office. The blog provides information on UN Women’s work in the sub-region as well as links to interviews and other resources related to UN Women’s work in West Africa.