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Remembering a Warrior: Prudence Mabele

AWDF honors Prudence Mabele, South African activist who defended women living with HIV and others who could not always stand for themwelves.

Source: African Women's Development Fund (AWDF)

Fact sheets about sex work

Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) publishes a series of fact sheets clarifying the messages around sex workers' rights.

Sex work: The release of report is too little, too late

Sex workers and sex worker organisations have been waiting for almost a decade for the release of the SALRC report on project 107 dealing with Adult Prostitution, “not because we trusted the results of the process, but because we thought it would at least push forward law reform on sex work” Said Ishtar Lakhani, SWEAT Advocacy Manager.

Source: Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT)

Starting with people: a human economy approach to inclusive growth in Africa

High levels of inequality across Africa have prevented much of the benefits of recent growth from reaching the continent’s poorest people. To combat inequality in Africa, political and business leaders have to shape a profoundly different type of economy.

Decolonial Solidarity in the Fight Against Corporate Power in Morocco

In a world where expropriation and corporate power is the norm, sociologist, filmmaker and Franco-Moroccan activist Soraya El Kahlaoui made a film on the struggle of the Ghich L’Oudaya tribe in Morocco, and the role of women in particular. 

Source: AWID

Despite the US global gag rule, we’ll continue the campaign against FGM

Djenab Diallo, an End FGM Ambassador, discusses the group’s ‘Building Bridges’ campaign to raise awareness about female genital mutilation.

Source: Equal Times

Trump funding cuts would imperil tens of thousands of women, activists warn

Question marks over support for short-term projects run by UN population fund prompt concern over future of programmes in Syria, east Africa and beyond.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

Trump funding cuts would imperil tens of thousands of women, activists warn

Question marks over support for short-term projects run by UN population fund prompt concern over future of programmes in Syria, east Africa and beyond.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

Trump funding cuts would imperil tens of thousands of women, activists warn

Question marks over support for short-term projects run by UN population fund prompt concern over future of programmes in Syria, east Africa and beyond.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

AWID in solidarity with Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies in Egypt

Last Saturday, on 25 March 2017, AWID alongside other international organizations, attended a special Right Livelihood Award ceremony in Cairo where Mozn Hassan was  honoured  "for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination."

Source: AWID