Yasmin Batliwala will be speaking in March about some of the work A4ID has been doing in respect to gender equality and gender mainstreaming.
Targets 5.1 End all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere 5.2 Eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls in the public and private spheres, including trafficking and sexual and other types of exploitation 5.3 Eliminate all harmful practices, such as child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation 5.4 Recognise and value […]
Read the inspiring story of MAKOKO. MAKOKO is an authentically sourced, ethically produced, African-inspired women’s fashion collection. It creates opportunities for the African diaspora in the fashion industry by training unemployed Ghanaian women in fashion production, and introducing the garments they produce to the Western market.
From 23 – 26 November 2015, A4ID CEO Yasmin Batliwala attended the Commonwealth People’s Forum – a gathering of third and public sector professionals from across the Commonwealth.
Autumn Adeigbo told A4ID about the inspiration behind MAKOKO and described what it took to make her dream a reality…
The reciprocal relationship between development and realising human rights is perhaps nowhere better exemplified than by women’s rights.
A4ID’s global network worked with international human rights organization Equality Now helping them to realise the civil, political, economic and social rights of girls and women.
New UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and practice begins its work.
At A4ID’s most recent staff meeting I gave a short presentation on the third Millennium Development Goal, the commitment to promote gender equality and empower women.