In a guest post Patricia Isabella Essel from our partner WiLDAF Ghana explains the impact of violence against women on Ghana’s social and economic growth.
Womankind’s Malawi partner the Coalition of Women Living with HIV and AIDS has won an award for its work supporting women and girls with HIV.
While we celebrate African Women’s Day we must not forget to call on African governments to honour their commitments to advance women’s political, social and economic rights.
The fight for women’s rights and LGBTQI rights are closely intertwined. In South Africa, for example, reports of “corrective rape” of lesbians show that there is shared ground between violence against women and homophobia.
Our policy team have been hard at work on a fantastic new Women’s Rights Advocacy Toolkit which will help women’s rights activists all over the world to campaign for change.
Volunteer Katrina French reflects on a speech by Andrew Mitchell MP on the government’s commitment to women, and asks what it means for Womankind partners in South Africa.
Monday 6 February is International Day Against Female Genital Mutilation, and we thought we’d share some interesting and informative links in the name of awareness-raising.
Our South African partner the Women’s Legal Centre (WLC) have helped to reverse the decision in a landmark rape case.
Programme Manager Tsitisi Matekaire describes a recent workshop in South Africa with Womankind partners from Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia and South Africa.
South Africa is now an ‘Upper Middle Income Country’ – so should Womankind pull out, job done, and move onto a poorer, more needy country?
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