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Access, Influence and Empowerment: The 1st Swedish Workshop on ICT, Gender and Development

The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER) together with the Sida Gender Helpdesk at Stockholm University organized a  workshop on ''Access, Influence and Empowerment'', the First Swedish Workshop on ICT, Gender and Development. The workshop took place in ...

AMwA: New Regional Coordinator, Africa Programmes

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) announce the appointment of Ms. Christine Butegwa Acuc who joined as the Regional Coordinator, Africa Programmes with effect from 3rd March 2008 based at our New Head Office in Kampala, Uganda. Christine is the first Regional Coordinator, ...

Club of Madrid Mission in Uganda

The Uganda Women Parliamentarian’s Association (UWOPA) in conjunction with Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA) and the Club of Madrid (CoM) organized a mission of some of its members to Uganda ...

Citizen Journalism in Africa

The Citizen Journalism in Africa project (CJA)  is a three-year initiative funded by both Hivos and the EU. Hivos is working with SANGONet (South Africa) on this project. The aim of the project is to increase civil society organisations’ use of and ...

Idlelo 3: Making the Knowledge Economy Work for Africa

The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) is organising the Third Idlelo Conference from the 16th till the 18th of March 2008. The venue for the Idlelo 3 Conference is Dakar, Senegal. The theme for the Idlelo ...

Second Annual African E-Gov Forum 2008: Women and eGovernance

The Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) in collaboration with the Ministry of ICT is currently organising the Second Annual African E-Gov Forum 2008, which will be held at the Serena Hotel, Kampala, Uganda from 4 - 6 March 2008. Following on ...

Join EASSI Women’s Day SMS Campaign

 The EASSI Women's Day SMS Campaign was run from 25 February 2008 to 14 March 2008 with a focus on the girl child in Kenya. All the messages posted during the campaign are online at the WOUGNET blog .The Campaign ...

SMS Campaign: Speak out! Stand out! Commit to preventing Violence against Women

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence SMS Campaign was run from 25 November 2007 to 10 December 2007 with a focus on the girl child in Kenya. All the messages posted during the campaign are online at the ...

The Sarah Ntiro Lecture and Award

Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) is a membership organisation that brings together African women ministers in charge of national education systems, women vice chancellors of African universities and other senior women policy makers. The continental headquarters of FAWE is ...

Commonwealth Women’s Network (CWN): Workshop on Realising Women’s Potential in Transforming Commonwe

A workshop on realising women's potential is being organized around the themes of the CHOGM 'Transforming Commonwealth Societies to achieve Political, Economic and Human Development' and the Commonwealth People's Forum (CPF) theme of 'Realising People's Potential'. The workshop is scheduled ...