A group of African activists, thought leaders and entrepreneurs have banded together to form

The African Women Rights Advocates Movement

  • It is a fact that women and girls are the most impacted when disasters or emergencies arise.
  • African women deserve to be represented in decision-making circles.
  • Survivor-led movements are essential in order for women and girls to thrive.
  • African women, girls, and youth must truly believe that they deserve to thrive.
  • Sustainable development requires community engagement in decision-making and ownership of the implementation processes.

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US Supreme Court’s Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade Violates First Amendment Rights

PRESS RELEASE — African Women Rights Advocates (AWRA) considers women’s health and reproductive rights — including the right to birth or not to birth children — an important element of the right to gender equality. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which protected women’s rights to have abortions, will have […]

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‘We Must Stand Against FGM’ : Sudani Doctor Hopes to Educate Men on FGM Horrors

Ali Awadelkarim is a medical doctor who obtained his medical degree in Sudan, where he’s gaining experience in female reproductive health. Dr. Ali has worked in various hospitals around Khartoum for the past […]

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How a Good Support System Contributes to Emotional Well-Being

Mental health has always been a sensitive topic to discuss. Individuals in our communities struggle though the different ways with which mental health can impact one’s life. Individuals who are dealing with mental health conditions are further negatively impacted by the way they are treated by others. The stigma surrounding mental health has led to […]