Raising Her Voice

Empowering women to engage effectively in governance


Project management tools
Resource Overview
AWID monitoring and evaluation for women’s rights: 13 insights for women's organizations These thirteen insights stem from AWID's intensive research into the challenges faced by women’s organizations in effectively monitoring and evaluating women’s rights work, and the ways to enhance the collective capacity to assess the influence and the impact of such work
AWID monitoring and evaluation: 12 insights for donors How to develop more effective monitoring and evaluation systems for those engaged in women’s rights and empowerment work at the grassroots, national, regional, and global level
UN Women Manual: A multi-sectoral approach to women's rights in Africa Through practical guidance this manual aims to support the African Union and its member states to fast track delivery on commitments to women’s rights and empowerment.
Training tools for women's leadership
Resource Overview

Oxfam Burundi - TLWR Training Pack - French

Oxfam Burundi TLWR Guide pour les Formatrices

AWID guide for Women Human Rights Defenders at risk

Oxfam Burundi TLWR Training Kits & Facilitation Guides - (2017) Both resources in French 

10 key considerations for strengthening responses for WHRDs at risk by ensuring that they are strategic and properly resourced

Powercube power analysis A resource for understanding power relations to support social change
'How change happens' powerpoints 6 powerpoints on power analysis by Ducan Green, Head of Research at Oxfam. Free to download and adapt
REFLECT training for empowerment of women An overview and recommendations on the REFLECT approach to empowering women, used as part of the RHV Nepal project
REFLECT training guide for empowering women Detailed resource booklet outlining the REFLECT approach as used for a 4 day trainers' training course in Dhulikhel, Kavre, July 2010
Legal documents
Resource Overview
A Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa for Legal Action (English)

A Guide to Using the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa for Legal Action (French)

This manual aims to facilitate the exercise of the rights set out in the Women’s Rights Protocol by providing step-by-step guidance for using the Protocol at both national and regional levels. It provides information on:

  • Use of the Protocol in cases brought before domestic courts
  • How to bring complaints of violations of the Protocol to regional mechanisms
  • Analysis of violations of the Protocol to assist practitioners in drafting complaints on these issues
  • Summaries of key cases to give practitioners a sense of international and regional jurisprudence on women’s rights
  • General strategies that can be employed for the domestication and popularization of the Protocol
Equal Rights for All: Litigating Cases of HIV Discrimination A resource for lawyers and civil society organisations. The manual aims to provide concrete legal arguments for use in litigation before domestic courts and covers relevant international, regional and comparative law
General documents
Resource Overview
Governance and Social Development Resource Centre International development resource hub with interesting Q&As relating to women e.g.donor activities supporting women in elected spaces


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