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Promoting women’s economic, political and soci0-cultural rights have been at the heart of TWN Africa’s work on gender and development. Over the years we have worked, and continue to undertake, research on issues impacting women’s effective participation in the economy, built networks and advocated at the national, regional and global levels for policy and practices that address the barriers that impact African women’s total participation in the economy.

Women’s Economic Empowerment Key to Girls’ Education

An initiative to keep girls in school by supporting income-generating activities for their mothers is bearing fruit in Burkina Faso, where poverty and cultural values still deprive many girls of an education, writes *Brahima Ouédraogo. We often buy notebooks...

STOP the EPAs, NOW!

AFRICA LOSES NOTHING IF IT DOES NOT SIGN THE EPAs; IT RATHER SAVES ITS FUTURE DEVELOPMENT! We, African civil society organisations campaigning on the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs), meeting in Accra, Ghana, from 3-5 September 2007, under the umbrella...