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International Women's Day 2014 - Equality for Women is progress for all International Women's Day 2014 - Equality for Women is progress for all
Message from Madam Hon Aicha Bah Diallo, Chairperson of the African Women Educationalists (FAWE) on the occasion of the celebration of International Women's Day 2014.…


Precious J. Deshield,  24 years, Liberia Precious J. Deshield, 24 years, Liberia
FAWE has helped me see for myself what I am capable of and that I can succeed. I study civil engineering at Stella Maris Polytechnic in Liberia.

Our partners

Funding partners

FAWE gratefully acknowledges the following funding partners for their support to our work:

  • Danida
  • Finland Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership
  • Ireland Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Norad
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • UNICEF/UNDP Consortium (Somalia)
  • The World Bank

The following partners also extend financial support directly to our National Chapters at country level:

  • ACEM - Malawi
  • Children in Crisis UK - Liberia, Sierra Leone
  • Diakonia Sweden - Somalia
  • Donors’ consortium led by Netherlands - Zambia
  • Finnish Church Aid - Liberia, Sierra Leone
  • Grand Circle Foundation - Kenya
  • Irish Aid - Uganda
  • Liberia Education Trust (LET) - Liberia
  • Mvule Trust - Uganda
  • OSEO - Burkina Faso
  • OSISA - Namibia
  • OXFAM-Canada/GB/Novib - Ethiopia, Liberia, Uganda
  • Packard Foundation - Ethiopia
  • PASEC - Comoros
  • Plan WARO - Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Togo
  • SIDA - Ethiopia
  • UNHCR - Rwanda
  • UNICEF - Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
  • Unity - Uganda
  • USAID - Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Rwanda
  • USAID/AGSP/AED - Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ethiopia, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Zanzibar
  • Winrock International - Mozambique, Zambia

Strategic partners

FAWE is privileged to collaborate with the following strategic partners in achieving our goals for the empowerment of African girls and women:

  • Addis Ababa University Institute for Gender Studies
  • The African Union
  • ADEA
  • Association of African Universities
  • Clinton Global Initiative
  • Femmes Afrique Solidarité
  • Gender is My Agenda Campaign
  • Global Campaign for Education
  • IDAY
  • Kravis Leadership Institute
  • Kenyatta University
  • Plan International
  • Busitema University
  • University of Cambridge Centre for Commonwealth Education
  • Université Cheikh Anta Diop Laboratoire Genre et Recherche Scientifique
  • University of Yaoundé
  • University of Witwatersrand


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