The African Women’s Development Fund supports African women and the work of the African women’s movement to advance women’s rights and gender equality in Africa.
Thematic areas of interest consist of:
- Body and Health Rights, including violence prevention, reproductive health/family planning, HIV/AIDS, disease prevention, and mental health;
- Women’s Economic Security and Justice, including justice/law and public policy
- Leadership, Participation, and Peace, including feminist leadership development, conflict resolution, and peace/security.
The Fund provides support to local, national, sub-regional, and regional women’s organizations in Africa.