Our resources section is where we make available useful resources such as studies, reports  from the United Nations, Civil Society, NGOs, Governments, Academic Institutions and other sources related to women and specially women in Africa and other important documents such as copies of the Maputo Protocol and UNSCR 1325. 

We have been able to gather together important and useful information while at the same time fostering information sharing among other organizations working for women’s rights.

It ranges from Women, Peace and Security; Political Participation; Economic Empowerment, Violence Against Women to HIV/AIDS & Reproductive and so on.

Source: Afrobaromete
Afrobarometer's survey of more than 50,000 people in 34 countries shows broad support for women's equality among both men and women, and widespread acceptance of women’s leadership capabilities. But significant minorities disagree, and support for women as leaders is much weaker in North Africa.

Source: Rutgers WPF

This guide is developed by Rutgers WPF and STOP AIDS NOW! and is part of the Quality of SRHR and HIV prevention programme. In this programme we aim to support civil society organisations (CSO’s) working on HIV prevention interventions and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) education for young people in 12 African countries.

Source: ACORD
"An Africa that is accountable upholds and respects the rights of people regardless of their background. A continent with less maternal and infant mortality, quality and free education and positive sustainable developments" (Participant from Marsabit, Kenya)

Source: Gender Links
Botswana has made remarkable progress against the targets of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Protocol on Gender and Development set for 2015.

Source: UN WOMEN
This report identifies proven, promising, and high-potential interventions that increase productivity and earnings for women of various economic and country contexts.

Source: International Alert
This report offers a gender analysis of northern Uganda in the wake of conflict and internal displacement, arguing for a broader and deeper understanding of gender in peacebuilding initiatives.

Source: Oxfam GB
At least one in three women worldwide will experience some form of violence during their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. Violence against women and girls is a fundamental human rights issue and a central challenge to development, democracy and peace.

Source: IMF
This Staff Discussion Note examines the specific macro-critical features of women’s participation in the labor market, the constraints preventing women from developing their full economic potential, and possible policies to overcome these obstacles.

MEWC’s Annual Review of the African Women’s Decade (AWD) aims to evaluate the progress, or lack thereof, being made to include and promote the rights of women at country, regional, and Pan-African levels.

Source: IDS

As violence is a power issue, there is a need to understand the root causes and the manifestations of power relations in all spheres of life. In this regard, it is important to change norms and attitudes, as well as to influence policy and practice in both public and private institutions.

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