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CIRDDOC Nigeria is an independent NGO established for the protection and promotion of human rights and women's human rights and the strengthening of civil society. Its strategies include Awareness Raising and Capacity Building, Advocacy (Social and Legislative), Research Documentation & Publication, Legal Aid, Resources and Library Service, Monitoring and Evaluation. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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]
ELENA NGO is made up of a small group of women of various educational backgrounds, professions, ethnic groups and cultures. It works against a society that imposes physical, economic, racial, ideological, moral and psychological violence against women. The mission is to empower women towards self dependence and sustainability. ELENA runs a multi-purpose skills development centre for women, handicapped, and teenage girls. In this centre, afflicted women/teenage girls acquire basic skills such as type writing, handicraft, business management, computer literacy, etc. for life for a token contribution. ... [according to site editor's information]
The 31st December Women's Movement is led by Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, the wife of Ghana's former President Jerry Rawlings. Its mission is to empower the women in all areas of human and national development so that they can always make informed choices. To bring them into the mainstream of national development, using a multi-faceted approach to reduce and finally eliminate the cycle of poverty in women and children and ultimately in communities through our aims, objectives and programme of work. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
MOPGEL is a NGO that strives to empower women to make a better quality of life for themselves and their families in Liberia. Programmes emphasize human rights, training, education, health care and development of human resources. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Kianda Foundation is an educational organisation that aims to promote the educational, cultural and spiritual welfare of women in Kenya. It achieves this aim through the establishment and management of schools, colleges, and training centres for both women and girls, thus promoting their general education. ... [according to site editor's information]
Mama na Dada-Africa (which is Swahili for "Mother and Sister") is a non-profit, non-governmental organization formed by and for African women to support the empowerment of the African girl child. We are a registered charity in Bondo District and Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The DEC is a NGO in Enugu, Nigeria. It describes itself as "one of the leading NGOs and a model as far as women education, empowerment and microcredit is concerned in the South-East geographical zone of Nigeria, with branch offices in most of the towns in the zone, where it has women self help groups numbering 500." The principal aims of DEC include helping women to help themselves towards self-reliance, bring about social justice, peace and development. To stimulate women in rural areas, as well as the urban poor to act for positive change in their situations through self help initiatives. To initiate, encourage and strengthen leadership in her self help groups through capacity building programmes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE), Rwanda Chapter, is a non-profit membership organisation that brings together people interested in promoting female education in Rwanda. [according to site editor's information]
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a political foundation, closely associated with the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU). Its basic principles are Freedom, justice and solidarity. In Namiba KAS helps to consolidate the democratic constitution and the political and socio-economic participation of disadvantaged groups (women) in Namibia through socio-political educational and training programmes. A focal point of the Foundation’s work is the analysis of regional integration in Southern Africa. In this context advice is also offered to the relevant decision-makers.
Women’s Action for Development (WAD) was created by the KAS as a self-initiated measure in 1994. Since May 2001 WAD is an independent organization. WAD aims at enabling the women of Namibia to improve their living conditions through self-help activities and to assert their rights in society.
A further task of the Windhoek office is to support Angola's democratic development. With this goal in mind the foundation cooperates with the Ombudsman of Angola, as well as the Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Democracia (IDD). Furthermore, measure have been initiated which aim at establishing a training centre in the Kwanza Sul province. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]