Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

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News Highlights

Call for Applications-Internship at AMwA

AMwA is seeking for self-motivated, dynamic, hardworking and innovative young wo... Read more

An Appeal to African Leaders: Support Gender Equal…

24th September 2015 For Immediate Release On the eve of the adoption of the l... Read more

AMwA Gets a New Executive Director; Ms. Eunice Mus…

1st September 2015, was another bright day in AMwA‘s life. The Secretariat... Read more

Goma Women Leaders Commit to Collective and Susta…

For over two decades, the Great Lakes Region of Africa has been engulfed in arme... 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

Training of Trainers for African Centres of Excellence
Mon Oct 19 @ 8:00AM - Sat Oct 24 @ 5:00PM

Training of Trainers for African Centres of Excellence
Tue Oct 20 @ 8:00AM - Sat Oct 24 @ 5:00PM

Training of Trainers for African Centres of Excellence
Wed Oct 21 @ 8:00AM - Sat Oct 24 @ 5:00PM

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