AUC, African Ministers, CSOs devise continental Common Position on Education for Women and girls in conflict and post conflict situations

African Ministers of Education, Gender and Foreign Affairs, African Union Commision Representatives and Civil Society Organisations on 22nd May 2019 convened in Nairobi, Kenya to develop Africa’s Common Position on Education for women and […]

By |2019-08-14T16:25:16+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

Partner update: UNESCO launches the call for nominations for the 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

On 8 March 2019 during the International Women’s Day, UNESCO launched the call for nominations for the 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education.

The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education rewards outstanding […]

By |2019-04-11T14:02:32+03:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

Burundi: Institutionalization of the school aunt and father – FAWE Burundi’s campaign against sexual violence and pregnancy in schools

The wisdom and tenderness of the school aunt and father will overcome the scourge

Sexual violence and early pregnancy in schools is a sad reality in Burundi. According to testimonials collected during awareness and training […]

By |2019-04-10T19:36:40+03:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

Burundi: International Day of Women and Girls in Science – A career in science is a real obstacle course for women and girls

The UN General Assembly on 22December 2015 dedicated February 11 to women and girls of science. In Burundi, the day was celebrated for the first time ever on 18 February 2019 at the Ecole […]

By |2019-04-04T15:33:55+03:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

Call for applications for the Scholars Entrepreneurship Fund for Tertiary Scholars and Alumni under the FAWE-Mastercard Foundation Programme


FAWE invites applications for grants to support the Scholars Entrepreneurship initiatives under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Entrepreneurship Fund (SEF) that will be implemented from […]

By |2019-05-07T11:29:59+03:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

FAWE’s new five-year strategic plan to tackle emerging challenges facing girls’ and women’s education in Africa

When the strategic plan for 2013-2017 lapsed in December 2017, the FAWE Regional Secretariat embarked on the process of developing a new strategy to guide the organization’s operations for the next five years. The […]

By |2019-04-15T21:04:50+03:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured, Uncategorized|

FAWE champions the education of refugees, IDPs, and returnees at the 33rd GIMAC Summit

There is an urgent need to create sustainable education opportunities for women and girls in forced displacement situations. This need was clearly demonstrated when FAWE facilitated a panel discussion the issue during the 33rd […]

By |2019-04-05T16:18:00+03:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|

New GRP toolkit for early childhood education empowers teachers to challenge gender stereotypes

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) and VVOB – education for development have launched an innovative new resource: The “Gender-responsive pedagogy for early childhood education (GRP4ECE)” toolkit. This toolkit provides early childhood teachers […]

By |2019-03-12T18:48:14+03:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: FAWE News, Featured, Infocus|