The mission of the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE), a NGO in Uganda, is to promote gender equality in all areas of decision making through advocacy, training, research and publication. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
UMWA is a voluntary, registered non-governmental umbrella organization and an association for female journalists and women involved in information management from both government and private organizations.UMWA’s aim is to provide development information to women and other marginalized groups for effective decision-making and advocate for gender responsive policies, legislation and programs for improved livelihoods. ... [according to site editor's information]
FIDA Kenya is a non-profit, non-partisan and nongovernmental membership organization, committed to the creation of a society that is free of all forms of discrimination against women through provision of legal aid, women's rights monitoring, advocacy, education and referral. It works to achieve its mission through
* Legal Aid Services,
* Women's Rights Monitoring and Advocacy,
* Gender and Legal Rights Awareness and
* Public Relations. ... [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]
RWN is a national humanitarian Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to the promotion and improvement of the socio-economic welfare of women in Rwanda through enhancing their efforts to meet their basic needs. The Network came into being in 1997 taking over from its parent organisation, the US-based Church World Service (CWS). ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
WOZA, the acronym of Women of Zimbabwe Arise, is an Ndebele word meaning Come forward'. Now with a countrywide membership of over 35,000 women and men, WOZA was formed in 2003 as a women's civic movement to:
* Provide women, from all walks of life, with a united voice to speak out on issues affecting their day-to-day lives.
* Empower female leadership that will lead community involvement in pressing for solutions to the current crisis.
* Encourage women to stand up for their rights and freedoms.
* Lobby and advocate on those issues affecting women and their families. ... [according to site editor's information]
Established by Zambian women NGOs in 1985 the point of NGOCC has changed from co-coordinator to a focal point of the women's movement of Zambia. It gives advice to affiliates on available funding from donors and applications procedures. It mobilizes funding from joint activities with member organizations. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Le Conseil d'Administration de l'association Courants de Femmes est composé de Alexia Pretari (présidente), Lucile Rivéra (vice-présidente), Aline Peyregne (trésorière), Nacim Benabdelmoumene (secrétaire général et webmaster de l'association), Nicolas Spie, Claire Naiditch, Sophie Ozil, Salimata Diop, Julien Vedani, Mathilde Lebrand, Clara Delavallade, Blandine Ledoux, et Thomas Bossuroy. Courants de Femmes compte, à ce jour, une cinquantaine de membres et plus de 100 associations africaines partenaires. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
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]