Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

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News Highlights

Women's Groups Raise Red Flags on Post2015 Intergo…

On June 23, Activists Say: “No Sustainable Development Without Equality&... Read more

The Need for A Feminist Perspective on Large Scale…

With the rising phenomenon of land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa and it&rsq... Read more

AMwA launches Feminist Report on Oil & Gas

On the 27th of February 2013 the AMwA launched her feminist research report on o... Read more

AMwA Welcomes Prof. Maggie Kigozi as Interim Execu…

Prof. Maggie Kigozi, a Board Member of AMwA's International Executive Board join... 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


Let’s Celebrate!
Tue Jul 21 @ 8:00AM - Wed Jul 22 @ 5:00PM

Let’s Celebrate!
Wed Jul 22 @ 8:00AM - Wed Jul 22 @ 5:00PM

Training Workshop on Collective Advocacy & Movement Building
Mon Jul 27 @ 8:00AM - Thu Jul 30 @ 5:00PM

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