ADVOCACY AND LOBBYING

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CAPACITY BUILDING

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"Acting for Woman's Rights in Africa..."

Women in Law and Development in Africa is a Pan African network bringing together 500 organisations and 1200 individuals with a view to promoting a culture for the exercise and respect of women's rights in Africa. WiLDAF has the status of a non-profit making non governmental organisation.Read more...

Mission/Vision

Bringing together organisations and individuals using a variety of tools including law

Values

A world where every women and girls enjoy of their rights

Politic

Protecting women and girls from social inequalities

News

As inequality grows, the UN fights for a fairer world

  The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – the UN’s blueprint for a b...

20-02-2019

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office

A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims a...

20-02-2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender p…

Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change...

11-02-2019

Kenya: Married Women Get Nod to Inherit Their Fathers' Land

  By Joseph Wangui   A court ruling asserting that married women qualify...

11-02-2019

More women and girls needed in the sciences to solve world’s biggest challe…

Many of the world’s biggest problems may be going unsolved because too many...

11-02-2019

Press release: UN Women urges leaders and advocates to “Think Equal, Build …

    The United Nations’ gender equality entity puts spotlight on public s...

11-02-2019

Take action to eliminate female genital mutilation by 2030

    Mary Oloiparuni was 13 when she was mutilated. Restrained in a doorwa...

11-02-2019

Islam Must Never Be Used to Justify Female Genital Mutilation

  Opinion By Reyhana Patel   Islam does not advocate FGM and has a key r...

06-02-2019

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows

    The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesd...

30-01-2019

Fight for gender equality at U.N. faces tough internal resistance, report s…

 The U.N. is "years away" from being a feminist institution, and attitudes ...

28-01-2019

Sex traffickers hold 20,000 Nigerian women and girls in Mali, agency says

    The women and girls, most aged 16-30, had been told they would be tak...

28-01-2019

Sierra Leone bans FGM in clampdown on secret societies

    Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of FGM in Africa and is amo...

28-01-2019

Capacity building

A. Capacity building of national networks of women's rights in order to contribute towards the implementation of women's human rights

Capacity building of judicial and extrajudicial stakeholders
Capacity Building of women in governance

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Advocacy and lobbying

WiLDAF/FeDDAF in West Africa just as at the regional level maintains an institutional presence at the sessions of the main regional and international sessions dealing with women's human rights..

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Networking & Communication

 Regular communication with members let them know on the events/issues in Africa and all over the world

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