FEMNET – Building the women’s movement in Africa

FEMNET - the African Women’s Development and Communication Network is a pan-African, membership-based feminist network, based in Nairobi, with over 700 members across 46 African countries. Its vision is an African society where gender equality is achieved and women and girls enjoy all their rights and live in dignity. FEMNET exists to facilitate and coordinate... Continue Reading →

Fifty-five years later – Africa is woke

by Sungu Oyoo African Liberation Day - the apex organizing moment for the Pan-African movement - is commemorated annually on 25 May to celebrate our determination as the people of Africa to free ourselves from foreign domination and exploitation. This year marked the 55th African Liberation Day since 1963 when representatives of 32 independent African... Continue Reading →

The State of Civil Society in Africa

by David Kode, Advocacy and Campaigns Lead, CIVICUS The introduction of multi-party politics in most African countries in the 1990s led to a blossoming of civil society organisations focusing on different issues affecting the lives of citizens.  However, the growth and development of civil society in most African countries, particularly those who work on issues... Continue Reading →

Community Development Resource Association – A centre for organisational innovation and development practice

The Community Development Resource Association (CDRA) was established in 1987 with the vision to be an innovative contributor towards engendering a just and consciously caring society. CDRA is a centre for organisational innovation and development practice. It values people’s ability to organise and shape the world, and fosters and promotes innovative organisational forms and practices... Continue Reading →

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