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Statement by UNFPA on U.S. Decision to Withhold Funding

04 Apr 2017

Statement by UNFPA on U.S. Decision to Withhold Funding

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 4 April 2017—UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, regrets the decision by the United States to deny any future funding for its life-saving work the world over. This decision is based on the e...

VACANCIES: Sex Rights Africa Network (2 vacancies)

29 Mar 2017

VACANCIES: Sex Rights Africa Network (2 vacancies)

Social Media Community Manager 9 months fixed term contract (part-time) Ending 31 December 2017 The AIDS Foundation of South Africa is seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Social Media Community Manager for it...

Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation

06 Feb 2017

Zero tolerance for female genital mutilation

6 February is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM Like all forms of violence against women and children, FGM needs to be fought every day, to prevent the horrendous suffering it causes. The best place to start is b...

Engendering the Demographic Dividend Discourse

20 Jan 2017

Engendering the Demographic Dividend Discourse

On 17 Jan 2017, FEMNET moderated the #YoungWomenSay Twitter Chat with an aim to articulate what engendering the #DemographicDividend entails as well as Amplify Young African Women's Voices and Priorities ahead of the 28th AU ...

Up Close and Personal with WHO Director-General Candidates

08 Dec 2016

Up Close and Personal with WHO Director-General Candidates

From Women Deliver There are six candidates vying for the esteemed position of Director-General of the WHO. It is more important than ever to know where they stand on fundamental issues like maternal, sexual and reproducti...