Dinah Musindarwezo of FEMNET about the critical role the women's movement played in the formation of the Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the 2030 Agenda.
At the International Women's Health Coalition’s 30th Anniversary, CNN's Erin Burnett moderated a discussion on progress for women and girls in Africa and Asia with Fadekemi Akinfaderin (Education as a Vaccine, Nigeria), Sheena Hadi (Aahung, Pakistan) and Yvette Kathurima (FEMNET, Kenya).
To mark the 30th anniversary of the International Women’s Health Coalition earlier this month, IWHC hosted a panel discussion with three young women activists to assess the progress we’ve made and address the challenges that lie ahead for women’s rights.
Yvette Kathurima is the Head of Advocacy at FEMNET, the African Women’s Development and Communication Network,a Pan-African membership- based organization working to advance women’s rights. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, FEMNET coordinates advocacy and communication activities that promote gender equality and social justice and works to build the women’s movement in Africa. Before joining FEMNET, Yvette…
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, FEMNET is a pan-African, membership-based organization working to advance women’s rights in five key areas: leadership and governance, economic empowerment, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), women in the media, and institutional strengthening of women’s rights groups. With its SRHR work, FEMNET is working to influence national legal and policy…
The Women's Major Group response to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's report: "A Life of Dignity for All: Accelerating progress towards the MDG's and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015.”
A coalition of youth health and rights groups issued a joint statement in response to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's report: "A Life of Dignity for All: Accelerating progress towards the MDGs and advancing the United Nations development agenda beyond 2015."
The following joint letter was submitted by women's rights organizations to the High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.