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Press release: UNESCO, FAWE and Microsoft partner to celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science


12 February 2018, Nairobi – UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa along with the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE- Africa) and Microsoft Africa, will convene a celebration of the International Day of […]

By | 2018-02-12T15:18:52+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: FAWE News|

Press release: GPE event on promotion of girls’ educational rights in West & Central Africa

Dakar, 30 January 2018

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE), with the governments of Senegal and France, have organised a conference on financing education on 1st and 2nd February. Several Heads of State, the UN […]

By | 2018-02-12T13:00:33+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: FAWE News|

FAWE receives inaugural 2017 Al-Sumait Prize for the Development of Africa in the field of Education

The Forum for Africa Women Educationalists was in a colorful ceremony held in Kuwait city on 13th December 2017 crowned Laureate for the 2017 cycle of Al-Sumait Prize for African Development in the field […]

By | 2018-03-09T15:43:30+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: FAWE News, Featured|Tags: , |

FAWE wins US$1million in the 2017 cycle of the Al-Sumait Prize in the field of Education

FAWE has been named the 2017 laureate of the US$1million Al-Sumait Prize in the field of Education. The decision was announced at the conclusion of Al-Sumait’s Board of Trustees meeting in Kuwait City. Please […]

By | 2018-03-09T15:49:06+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Categories: FAWE News|Tags: , |

FAWE-supported Centre of Excellence shelters girls at risk of FGM and child marriage in Kenya

Africa Inland Church (AIC) Girls’ Primary School in Kajiado, Kenya, has for the past fifty eight years served as a rescue center for hundreds of girls who have been victims of Female Genital Mutilation […]

By | 2017-08-19T14:54:05+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: FAWE News|Tags: , |

FAWE Executive Director appointed GIMAC Chairperson

The Steering Committee of Gender Is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) has appointed FAWE’s Executive Director, Ms Hendrina Chalwe Doroba as chairperson for a period of one year (2017-2018).

The appointment on 25th January 2017 was […]