Senegal: Independence from France in 1960.
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Guinea: Independence from France in 1958.
In April 2012, the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, in cooperation with AWEPA, organised a National Workshop entitled Le rôle des parlementaires dans l’abandon des mutilations génitales féminines/excisions (MGF/E) (the role of parliamentarians in the abandonment of FGM/C). Nearly… Read more
Seminar on the role of parliamentarians in implementing the CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women
The Seminar enabled the Parliament of Uganda to discuss the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th observations and recommendations made about Uganda’s progress report by the UN Committee on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women. Consequently, a motion… Read more
This initiative, organised in collaboration with CENAP (Burundi’s Conflict Alert and Prevention Centre), enabled the Burundian Parliament to inform civil society, political actors and religious representatives about the political opposition bill. Stakeholders were able to contribute in drafting… Read more
There are 7 billion people to feed on the planet today and another 2 billion are expected to join by 2050. Statistics say that each of us drinks from 2 to 4 litres of… Read more
Due to the prevailing social, economic and political disparities between the sexes, women are disproportionately affected by the negative results of global warming. An unjust access to (financial) resources, limited mobility, a lower level of… Read more
AWEPA’s activities on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2012: Austrian Section In light of International Women’s Day, the AWEPA Austrian Section held a discussion on the issue of “Women in developing countries particularly affected… Read more