Other African Women's Programs
Women's Initiative for Self Empowerment
The mission of WISE is to provide holistic and sustainable support services to women and children survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; education to the public-at-large; advocacy with critical stakeholders; and training to service providers on the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault; and to work from a womanist perspective (one that promotes freedom of choice and equality for all).
Forum for African Women Educationalists work programme aims at ensuring that girls' have access to school, complete school and perform better.
ABANTU for Development is an international non-governmental organization established in 1991. ABANTU means people in different languages from 19 African countries and symbolizes our people-centered philosophy. The focus of our work is on training, providing information and advice on mobilizing resources towards sustainable development in Africa. SYNFEV (Synergy Gender and Development) is an entity of ENDA Third World - Environment and Development of the Third World - a non-profit international organization based in Dakar, Senegal. ENDA-SYNFEV aims at the dynamisation of woman and gender components within ENDA's activities, in partnership with associations, groups and networks active in the same fields, through networking.
Isis-Womens International Cross-Cultural Exchange envisions a well informed and gender society, where womens status and achievements are well documented and valued, and their capacities fully utilized.
African Women Global Network (AWOGNet) is a global organization that networks all men and women, organizations, institutions and indigenous national organizations within Africa, whose activities are targeted towards the improvement of the living conditions of women and children in Africa.
The Women in Development (WID) Committee was created in 1993 by the Peace Corps volunteers of Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa. The committee develops projects promoting women's health, education and socioeconomic independence.
Association of African Women Scholars (AAWS) is a worldwide organization dedicated to promoting and encouraging scholarship on African women in African Studies, forging intellectual links and networks with scholars, activists, students, and policy makers inside and outside Africa, and participating actively in continental and global debates on issues specifically relevant or related to African women.
The Organization of Women Writers of Africa, Inc. (OWWA) was formed in 1991 by Jayne Cortez of the USA and Ama Ata Aidoo of Ghana. OWWA is a nonprofit organization formed for the purpose of establishing links between professional women writers from Africa and its Diaspora.
Women'sNet is a vibrant and innovative networking support program designed to enable South African women to use the Internet to find the people, issues, resources and tools needed for women's social activism.
The African Gender Institute's Vision is of Africa as a continent liberated from the legacies of colonial and patriarchal domination, and transformed into a powerful and united region in which women and men are respected as equal, and social justice is a reality for all its people.