Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

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Uganda Civil Society Statement to the High Level P…

The 2030 Agenda Reference Group currently hosted by Uganda National NGO Forum, t... Read more

Accelerated implementation of the Kampala Declarat…

25 May 2016 Today, the International Conference Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) Nat... Read more

Akina Mama wa Afrika, supports Swaziland women rec…

 With support from the Common Wealth Foundation,  Akina Mama wa Afrika... 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 ...

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