The African Women’s Lobby (AWL) is a trusted voice for gender equality, championing the equitable application of United Nations’ fundamental values globally. As a dynamic platform, we bridge the world with the African continent, dedicated to fostering comprehensive development across social, political, and economic spheres.
The African Women’s Lobby (AWL) is a dedicated platform and trusted voice, fostering connections between the world and the African continent to propel gender equality, peace, and development. Our mission encompasses empowering women, girls, and boys through comprehensive development opportunities across social, political, and economic spheres. By engaging with the African Diaspora, we actively seek to catalyze economic growth and investment, fostering empowerment within diverse communities.
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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.
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______________________________________________ African Women’s Lobby (AWL) – Finding Durable Solutions for Sustainable Peace and Development in South Sudan: A Comprehensive Report Released on June 28, 2022 I. Introduction The African Women’s Lobby (AWL) is a neutral regional non-profit organization dedicated to fostering peace, cooperation, and development in Africa and beyond. From March 3rd to December 5th, …
Dear Esteemed Global Community, As we usher in the dawn of a new year, the African Women’s Lobby (AWL) extends its heartfelt gratitude for your steadfast support throughout 2023. Together, we have achieved remarkable milestones, creating a profound impact on the lives of many and contributing to positive change across the African continent. Building Sustainable …
The African Women’s Lobby vehemently condemns the ongoing violence in Sudan, particularly the horrifying reports of killings fueled by widespread sexual violence in Darfur. This brutality is utterly unacceptable.
We urgently demand that all parties involved in this conflict cease their attacks immediately. The continuation of this bloodshed must come to an abrupt halt. Those responsible for these heinous acts must face concrete consequences for their actions. We insist on unrestricted access to the areas affected by this conflict. This access is crucial for …
The African Women’s Lobby vehemently condemns the ongoing violence in Sudan, particularly the horrifying reports of killings fueled by widespread sexual violence in Darfur. This brutality is utterly unacceptable. Read More »
The legacy of the African Women’s Lobby, with its transformative ” AWLs 4 Cs” approach is a priceless global asset
The legacy of the African Women’s Lobby, with its transformative ” AWLs 4 Cs” approach – Communication, Coordination, Collaboration, and Cooperation, is a priceless global asset. The impact of the African Women’s Lobby endures through its transformative ‘AWLs 4 Cs’ approach – Communication, Coordination, Collaboration, and Cooperation – representing an invaluable global asset. On …
28-April-2023: Cairo Egypt Speech by Gisma Mou Mou Warm greetings from AWL in Sweden to everyone. My name is Gisma Mou Mou, the co-founder of the African Women’s Lobby (AWL). I’m here with the Student Union in Egypt. And we have been informed that other members from African student unions including South Sudanese students and …
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 …
[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 …
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 …
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 …