Our vision is a peaceful and equal world where the United Nations’ fundamental values are applied to all equally to shape the future of women with sufficient capacity to opportunities to advance themselves and to pursue their own social, political and economic development potential to the fullest.
Our mission is to advance cooperation, dialogue, and policy for peace and sustainable development, and partner with local and national communities, policy makers and governments and resolve some of the most difficult and real issues facing African Women in the continent, transit and diaspora.
The following are the core values of AWL: We support one another, engage, educate, promote diversity, mutual respect, honesty, trust, responsibility and accountability, cooperation, Law abiding and Integrity.
To Building trust and bridge between countries and civil society organisations, facilitate meaningful approaches and methods of networking to increase awareness of its members through dialogue and cooperation, empowering women and girls through education, leadership training, humanitarian support and Social activities such as Health awareness-raising and, advocacy and bring female organizations together; creatively engage women in various endeavors such as nation-building, development, advocacy, media, and women empowerment.
We develop Strategies for communication, collaboration and coordination with policy makers and stakeholders in that regard.
We analyse the opportunities and challenges for women participation in their countries of origin and host countries.
We lobby and advocate for services and programs that bring positive change to African women and their children.
We understand and Use different perspectives, advocacy and lobby tools.
Protection of Women’s Voices and Demands: A New Movement to Tackle The War PRESS STATEMENT – 30 JULY 2022
To achieve a sustainable peace, immediate action is required in three key areas: increase awareness of all women and parties on implementation of R-ARCSS, tackling both the war threat and causes of war, and leave no stone unturned to achieve inclusive South Sudan, democratic and competent governance for sustainable peace and development. This consultations meeting …
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The African Women’s Lobby (AWL) Calls For Women’s Peace, Stability And Security In Africa
[Stockholm, 21 April 2022]. Following a webinar held on 19 April 2022 with government officials and civil society representatives from, among others – Kenya, South Sudan, Uganda, Somalia, Eritrea, Guinea, Sudan, the African Women’s Lobby endorsed its statement calling on the African Union (AU), AU Member States and the international community to include women at …
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African Women’s Lobby Gender Equality Academy
SUCCESS STORIES Alfred Angui Akeen works voluntarily as director AWL GEA in South Sudan. He is a Fourth-year University of Juba Medical Student. Please take time to read what Alfred Angui Akeen said hereunder: It was Wednesday evening in November 2021. I went out jogging together with some friends. We started our jogging at around …
AWL Peace Initiative
15th July 2021 ”As mothers, we must make sure the world is safe for our babies … Look at one child, one baby…I have three children, and I’m a doctor who treats children. I live with grieving parents. I understand the value of every human life… I appeal especially to the women to do this …