In Focus

Words are inadequate to ease the pain inflicted on families, relatives and friends of the students of GARISSA University. We extend our deepest and most sincere condolences to those affected by this brutal and senseless terrorist attack.…


Beatrice Anyango Ochieng, 23 years - Kenya Beatrice Anyango Ochieng, 23 years - Kenya
“I was just 8 years old when my parents died. My relatives took care of me but unfortunately, I got pregnant in class 8 and dropped out of school before the final examination. I got married but by the grace of God through FAWE, I joined form one at Kitmikai Day Secondary School in Kisumu. FAWE supported me through secondary school and I attained a grade B- in form four K.C.S.E exams. FAWE made me confident.

From the Executive

On behalf of The Executive Committee, the entire Network, the Management and staff of the Regional Secretariat of FAWE Africa, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Hendrina Doroba as the new Executive Director of FAWE, effective…


August, 2014
Fri 15 FAWE Executive Committee Elections 2014
March, 2013
Fri 8 International Women's Day
Wed 6 Ghana Independence Day
Mon 4 - Fri 15 57th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women
Mon 4 - Tue 5 UNESCO Africa Regional consultation on an Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) post-2014 programme framework
February, 2013
Thu 21 - Fri 22 46th FAWE Executive Committee meeting
Mon 18 Gambia – Republic Day
January, 2013
Sat 26 Uganda National Day
Tue 22 - Wed 23 21st African Women’s Pre-Summit Consultation on Gender Mainstreaming in the African Union
Sun 20 - Wed 20 Mar FAWE Faces of Africa photo exhibition
Sat 12 Zanzibar – Revolutionary Day
December, 2012
Tue 25 Tanzania National Day
Tue 18 Niger National Day
Wed 12 Kenya National Day
Tue 11 Burkina Faso National Day
Mon 10 International Human Rights Day
Sat 1 World AIDS Day
November, 2012
Sun 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Sun 25 - Mon 10 Dec 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence
Tue 20 Universal Children's Day
Mon 19 World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse
October, 2012
Wed 24 Zambia Independence Day
Wed 17 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Tue 9 Uganda National Day
Fri 5 World Teachers’ Day
Tue 2 Guinea National Day
Mon 1 Nigeria National Day
September, 2012
Sat 22 Mali National Day
Wed 19 - Sat 22 5th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights
Sat 8 International Literacy Day
August, 2012
Fri 17 Gabon National Day
Wed 15 Republic of the Congo National Day
Sun 12 International Youth Day
Sat 11 Chad Independence Day
Wed 1 Benin Independence Day
July, 2012
Thu 26 Liberia National Day
Fri 6 Comoros Independence Day
Fri 6 Malawi Republic Day
Mon 2 - Mon 9 ECOSOC Annual Ministerial Review on Education
Sun 1 Burundi Independence Day
Sun 1 Rwanda Independence Day
June, 2012
Sat 30 Democratic Republic of Congo National Day
Tue 26 Somalia Independence Day
Tue 26 Madagascar National Day
Mon 25 Mozambique Independence Day
Mon 18 Seychelles National Day
Sat 16 International Day of the African Child
Tue 12 World Day Against Child Labour
May, 2012
Mon 28 Ethiopia National Day
Fri 25 Africa Day
Sun 20 Cameroon National Day
Wed 9 - Fri 11 World Economic Forum on Africa
April, 2012
Sun 22 - Sat 28 Global Campaign for Education Global Action Week
March, 2012
Fri 30 - Sun 1 Apr Clinton Global Initiative University 2012
February, 2012
Sun 12 - Fri 17 ADEA Triennial 2012 - Education and Training in Africa
Fri 10 45th FAWE Executive Committee meeting
January, 2012
Wed 25 - Sun 29 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012
December, 2011
Mon 19 - Sun 1 Jan, 2012 FAWE annual holiday closure
October, 2011
Mon 24 - Thu 27 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
Wed 12 - Thu 13 The twelfth meeting of the Advisory Board for the EFA Global Monitoring Report (GMR)
Mon 3 - Tue 4 Partnership Forum: IIEP Policy Forum on Gender
September, 2011
Mon 26 - Fri 30 The 3rd FAWE Uganda National Girls’ Education Week
Mon 19 - Thu 22 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting
Tue 13 - Wed 14 Eastern Africa High Level Forum on Education for All
Mon 5 UNESCO African Department Thematic Conference
Mon 5 - Wed 7 FAWE Gender Responsive Pedagogy Annual Meeting
Sat 3 - Thu 8 DANIDA Women in Action Seminar
July, 2011
Thu 28 - Fri 29 8th FAWE General Assembly
May, 2011
Sun 22 - Tue 24 8th FAWE sub-Regional General Assembly
Mon 2 - Sun 8 Global Action Week on Education for All
Sun 1 International Workers Day
Sun 1 - Thu 5 55th Annual Conference of the Comparative & International Education Society (CIES)
April, 2011
Wed 27 South Africa Freedom Day
Wed 27 Sierra Leone National Day
Wed 27 Togo National Day
Mon 18 Zimbabwe Independence Day
Mon 4 Senegal National Day
March, 2011
Mon 21 Namibia Independence Day
January, 2011
Sat 1 Sudan - International Independence Day


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