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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Ending FGM: Time to Shift the Power to Women & Frontline Activists

As an organization principled on collaboration not competition, last month was a pivotal milestone for AWRA. Some of our co-founders were privileged to participate in a retreat near Lake Naivasha, […]


Here’s what we learned from ESD Global’s self-defense training for women

As a movement, African Women Rights Advocates (AWRA) believes in creating safer spaces for women, where survivors can heal and thrive. We believe all women and girls should be […]

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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 […]