Human right, peace building and conflict resolution

Human rights, peace and poverty/sustainable development

  • AFA promotes the advancement of a culture of peace through the development and implementation of initiatives that empower and involve individuals and communities; Enhance and develop long-term relationships required to sustain the development of human rights awareness; Foster sustainable human rights, peace and development initiatives.

 Gender and policy advocacy


Gender Justice and Advocacy

  • AFA supports full litigation and development of jurisprudence on the protocol on Women’s Rights in Africa. Facilitating more focused attention to gender-based violations and implementation of international and regional, the standards for women’srights protection in the African Commission on Human and Peoples rights and the African Court of Human and People’s Rights. AFA further undertakes research and public advocacy in support of the above women’s rights.

Sustainable development and capacity building

      Coalition building, monitoring and networking

AFA facilitates collaboration with inter-governmental and international NGOs working in Africa or running programmes relevant to Africa. AFA facilitates access for African Civil Society or community initiatives to international or inter-governmental organs affecting public policy on human rights and peace issues on the continent. AFA also builds institutional capacity and long term programmatic support for local, national and sub-regional African organizations.

AFA assist partners to implement sound organizational practice, transparency, full external and internal accountability as well as effective collaborations with organizations and individuals.

Coalition building, monitoring and capacity network

Training and capacity-building

  • AFA contributes towards and promote women’s participation as members of civil society in human rights, peace and sustainable development initiatives and in governance;   AFA also builds the leadership capacities of African women and their organizations.

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