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WLSA (Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust) is a regional NGO that conducts research about women’s human rights in seven countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The main aim is to ensure women are aware of and fully utilise their rights for self and societal development. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Isis-WICCE is a global action oriented women's organisation that emulates "Isis," the ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, creativity and knowledge to promote justice, equality and mutual relationships between women and men. Isis-WICCE strives to promote justice, and empowerment of women globally through documenting violations of womens rights and facilitating the exchange of information and skills, to strengthen women's capacities, potential, and visibility. ... [according to site editor's information]
WAD is a Self-Help Organisation which aims at uplifting the socio-economic and socio-political situation of Namibian rural women (and men). The "male-friendly" organisation is actually active in 6 regions of the country (north; north-east; west; central-east; east; and the south). Goals are the socio-economic and socio-political empowerment of women and the establishment of savings clubs, motivation and training. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WiLDAF is a pan-African network of NGOs and individuals who work in the area of law and development to promote and strengthen strategies which link law and development to increase women's capacity to claim and enjoy all their human rights. It brings together 500 organizations and 1200 individuals in 27 countries. The West Africa sub-regional office is located in Lomé, it covers Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WiLDAF is a network of African NGOs and individuals based in Africa who are using the law as a strategic tool to promote and protect women's rights. The network now comprises about 500 organisations and 1200 individuals in 27 African countries. The main aim of WiLDAF is to ensure women are aware of and fully utilise their rights for self and societal development. ... [according to site editor's information]
The website of the Ministry for Women Affairs and Social Action explains the government policy and gives access to a number of related documents. [editors ilissAfrica]
WLSA-Malawi is a women’s rights NGO that exists to empower women in Malawi through the law by conducting action research, training and advocacy for legal and policy reform. It
* conducts research on gender issues in Malawi and Southern Africa, particularly on issues related to legal rights.
* provides information on gender and the law in order to influence policy and legal reform.
* does networking and exchanges information between the seven WLSA countries.
* conducts relevant training and education, explores and develops new methodologies and new perspectives for the study of gender and the law.
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The CNAC is a consultative body under the Ministry of Women and Social Action. Its main objective is to promote and monitor the implementation of policies and programs approved by the Government in the areas of women and gender and to contribute to the elimination of all forms of discrimination against women. [editors ilissAfrica]
WLSA is an action-oriented research organization working in Malawi, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with a regional office in Lusaka, Zambia. The development objective of WLSA is to improve the legal status of women in Southern Africa. This is done through:
* Developing the research skills of women's law researchers in the network countries;
* Conducting research on gender issues in Southern Africa, particularly those related to legal rights;
* Providing information on gender and the law and influencing policy and law reform in each country;
* Networking and exchanging information between the seven countries;
* Conducting training and planning seminars on research and producing materials in the seven countries;
* Exploring and developing new methodologies and new perspectives for the study of gender and the law in the seven countries;
* Co-operating and liaising with other organisations in each country, in the region and internationally which are interested in issues relevant to women and law. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]