Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Feminist Leadership Development

  • Participants at CSW61-Newyork
    Participants at CSW61-Newyork
  • Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
    Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
  • Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
    Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
  • Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
    Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
  • Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training
    Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training

News Highlights

Marren Akatsa-Bukachi: Celebrating a trailblazer

On Sunday 1st October, the women's movement in Uganda was shattered by the news ... Read more

Call for Consultancy-Customisation of AWLI Curricu…

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Call for Consultancy-Customization of AWLI Curricu…

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Women Rise Up Against Women Murders in Uganda

        Ms. Diana Kagere (CEDOVIP) making rem... Read more

Welcome to Akina Mama wa Afrika

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is an international, Pan-African, non-governmental development organisation for African women with its Head Office in Kampala, Uganda.
AMwA was established in 1985 as a small community-based organisation, which sought to create a space for African women to organise autonomously, network with each other, share skills and expertise, identify issues of concern and speak for themselves, which was essential considering their position as migrants and refugees in the UK. Translated from Swahili, our name means symbolises the principles of sisterhood on which the organisation was based: 'Solidarity among African Women'.  AMwA’s ethos is ‘Speaking for Ourselves’.

Our Vision
We envision a world in which African women are socially, economically and politically autonomous and are champions of change in their lives and society. More ...

Upcoming Events


Blossoming Women’s Leadership for Decent Work in the East African Horticultural Sector
Mon Oct 23 @ 8:00AM - Fri Oct 27 @ 5:00PM

(Re) Radicalizing Uganda Feminist Movement
Wed Nov 08 @ 8:00AM - Fri Nov 10 @ 5:00PM

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  • Patience Ayebazibwe: Who are Akina Mama wa Afrika
  • History of Feminist Leadership: Akina Mama Wa Afrika
  • Celebrating Women Leadership
  • East African Caravan on Maternal Health
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 2
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 1
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 3