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AWRA will ‘empower young African girls to prosper’

Q: As an anchor and media consultant who managed to achieve great things, what does a movement like AWRA, created by African women for the African community mean to you? A: The AWRA movement means a lot to me. I got quite excited when I was invited to join the platform by my dearest friend […]

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Here’s why AWRA has decided to disrupt the NGO space now

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Being identified as an African and a woman in an already binary, complex world driven by toxic masculinity, racial biases, systemic injustices and inequality places African women and girls among the most disadvantaged demographic in this world. Over the years, many incredible people and organizations have worked to eradicate these injustices against African women […]

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Five reasons why the AWRA movement was founded

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]  1- It is a fact that women and girls are the most impacted when disasters or emergencies arise   Women and girls are the most and worst affected when disasters or emergency situations arise, especially in vulnerable communities across Africa. In many countries, they are confined to their homes because of strict social norms […]

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African Women Rights Advocates Interview Georgia Brooks

Q: Can you tell us more about your organization, Fempower Initiative, and what inspired you to create this movement? A: I set up Fempower Initiative in 2017, having long desired to do something to help women in the Middle East, especially Egypt. Prior to setting up the Fempower Initiative, I worked in research and policy […]

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Women ‘will do their part to transform Africa,’ says leading Kenyan anchor

Q: What is it like being one of the leading News Anchors in Kenya? A: Overall it’s been a wonderful challenge and great honor for me to have a career in Kenya’s news media, which is largely considered one of the most robust in Africa. Because the news is in many ways unpredictable, no two […]