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Gender Disparity and Solutions dominate recent AFRI CONVERSE Dialogue Series

Most of the world’s nations are not doing enough to protect women and girls from the economic and social pitfalls of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data released in September by UN Women and…  


African Young Women Leadership Programme | Monthly Journal

On 22nd August 2019, 20 African young women professionals embarked on a 12-month leadership journey supported through a pioneering joint initiative by the United Nations Development Programme in…  


Infographic: Women in Governance and Political Transitions in West Africa

The initiative is expected to complement ongoing efforts towards inclusive democratic governance and peaceful transitions in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Niger and Burkina Faso.  


The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth

The Agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is a legal instrument – an agreement among the African Union Member States to create a single market. This report…  


WANEP, ECOWAS and UNDP launch governance initiative to accelerate the women, peace and security agenda in the Sahel

The initiative will support the creation of women’s platforms to contribute to inclusive political transitions and dialogue processes in Mali, Niger, Cote d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso.  


UNDP-AUC African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme

The target is to place at least one African Young Woman Fellow from each African country per year in an assignment with UNDP or another UN organisation.  


After COVID-19, African women must get back to better jobs

Sectors in which women are twice as likely to work are the ones most impacted by new protocols on social distancing.  


Why I Still Maintain Hope: Women, Generation Equality and the Decade of Action

Role models in international organizations create a generation of young women and girls that can now realistically dream about leadership  


Creating a level playing field for women in technology in Africa

A workshop paves the way to optimize opportunities for African women in the technology sector through enhanced professional capacity and mentorship and by leveraging the power of South-South…  


Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to boost women’s roles in companies

Over 450 business leaders and government delegates commit to take concrete action at #Biz4Gender Forum in Santiago, Chile.  

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