Gender Links is a NGO working across 13 countries. It is committed to a Southern Africa in which women and men are able to participate equally in all aspects of public and private life. GL aims to:
* Promote gender equality in and through the media and in all areas of governance.
* Conduct effective campaigns for ending gender violence, HIV and AIDS.
* Build the capacity of women and men to engage critically in democratic processes that advance equality and justice. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MMA aims to promote the development of a free, fair, ethical and critical media culture in South Africa and the rest of the continent. To achieve MMA’s vision, the three key areas that MMA seeks to address through a human rights-based approach are:
* Media Ethics
* Media Quality
* Media Freedom [according to site editor's information]
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]
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]
AAWORD is a pan-African non-governmental organization based in Dakar, Senegal. AAWORD undertakes and supports research and training and advocacy with the intention of promoting the economic, political and social rights of African women. AAWORD has 18 national chapters, with 16 in Africa, one in Europe and one for African women living in the Americas. The association is made up by researchers, trainers, sociologists, anthropologists, historians, and experts in natural sciences, not to mention advocacy specialists in economics, education, political science, and communication. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Women, Law and Development Centre Nigeria is a NGO with the mission to empower women to have self-esteem to actualize their rights in all spheres of society and thus become agents of change on their own behalf. WLDCN runs different related programmes and projects. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Women'sNet is a feminist organisation that works to advance gender equality and justice in South Africa through the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). It provides training and facilitates content dissemination and creation that supports women, girls, and women's and gender organisations and networks to take control of their own content and ICT use.
The website is a hub for information by women, about women and gender, and has a focus on South African and African content. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....
Gender and Development Action (GADA) is a non-profit NGO committed to gender equality and pursuit of sustainable development and social justice in Nigeria. Its work promotes greater understanding and proactive responses to gender and development issues through research, information documentation and dissemination, training, consultation, dialogue, advocacy and mobilization. ... [according to site editor's information]