Raising Her Voice

Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

July 2013 Blog Posts (2)

Celebrating a decade of the African Women's Rights Protocol

"It remains a fact that gender parity is a challenge for women across the globe. Yet the African continent boasts an exemplary legal instrument that guarantees comprehensive rights to women - The Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Rights of Women which marked its 10 year anniversary on July 11, 2013", writes Nairobi based Faiza Jama Mohamed of Equality Now in her article summarising the historic importance of the…

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Added by Jacky Repila on July 11, 2013 at 10:51 — No Comments

The Politics of Our Lives: The Raising Her Voice in Pakistan Experience

We are delighted to announce the launch of another RHV case study, showing the difference that RHV has made to the lives of 187,500 women and men in Pakistan.

This paper paints a vivid picture of the amazing achievements of some 1,500 women activists, who with the support of the Aurat Foundation and Oxfam Pakistan, have enabled women to step into public spaces and make their voices not only heard but matter.

Just as importantly, the paper shares some of the learning about ways…

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Added by Jacky Repila on July 5, 2013 at 14:14 — No Comments

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