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Women Empowerment Will Be Africa’s Second Liberation

Women Empowerment

The Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum launched August 2017 in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam with a call on Women Empowerment to take centre stage in Africa’s economic liberation. The forum is an initiative of the Graça Machel Trust and celebrates the critical role women play in development. It also provides a platform to showcase women’s leadership and how that can be used …

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Facebook Global Women’s Safety highlight in Kenya

On February 10, 2016 in Nairobi Kenya, Facebook hosted a Women’s Safety roundtable with participants from NGOs, academia, women’s rights groups, and safety organisations from Kenya and across Sub-Saharan Africa to highlight how the community can work together to create a harassment-free online environment where everyone can feel safe to share and interact. The roundtable coincided with Safer Internet Day …

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