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Women’s empowerment

Women’s empowerment

Innovative tools helping grassroots women access land in Africa

Women groups, cooperatives, lobbying and mapping help navigate land issues.
Dr. Mzuri Issa at an African Women Leaders Network Tanzania Chapter Steering Committee Meeting.
Women’s empowerment

Mzuri Issa, breaking down social barriers to women’s leadership in Tanzania

Ms. Issa is also at the forefront of pushing for legal reforms that will ensure women compete effectively for leadership positions on an equal standing with men.
Millie Odhiambo has served as a Member of Parliament since 2008.
Women’s empowerment

Rewriting Kenya’s laws with Millie Odhiambo

Millie Odhiambo, 55, is one of Kenya’s fearless politicians.
Bernadette Gomina is one of two women elected in the first round of legislative elections in the CAR
Women’s empowerment

Meet Bernadette Gomina, a pioneering parliamentarian in Central African Republic

A former midwife, Ms. Gomina submitted several project proposals to international organizations, and built a Women’s Centre in Bayanga with MINUSCA’s support.
Alaa Salah, Civil Society Activist and Community Leader from Sudan
Women’s empowerment

Women lead in Sudan’s clamour for good governance

From leading the protests to pushing for lasting change, women are at the forefront.