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Pré lancement RESUME EXECUTIF: 2021 Baromètre Afrique des femmes dans la participation politique

18 March 2021
A l'approche de 2030, délai pour l'application des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD), les pays africains sont encore loin d'avoir atteint la participation «égale et effective» des femmes dans le processus de décisions politiques. Selon le premier Baromètre sur la Participation Politique des Femmes en Afrique 2021 (PPF), les femmes représentent 24 % des 12 113 parlementaires en Afrique - 25 % dans les chambres basses et 20 % dans les chambres hautes du Parlement. Alors que les collectivités locales/administrations régionales sont souvent considérées comme le terrain d'entraînement pour les femmes en politique, elles ne constituent que 21 % des conseillères dans 19 pays pour lesquels des données ont pu être recueillies.

Press Release- Publication launch: Women´s Political Participation: Africa Barometer 2021

18 March 2021
Less than a quarter of legislators in Africa are women, new report says.

CSW65 Side Event Women’s Political Participation in Africa: Old Barriers, New Frontiers

9 March 2021
The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place from 15 to 26 March 2021. The priority theme of the session is 'Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls'. need for the WPP Africa Barometer validation ahead of the launch on 18 March 2021. The validation will facilitate the finalisation of the Barometer publication with inputs from across Africa and references to key case studies. The reviewers will present a comprehensive report on preliminary findings of the research.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING PROGRESS OF WOMEN IN POLITICAL PARTICIPATION, ROLES OF REGIONAL PARLIAMENT BODIES

9 March 2021
By Ms. Boemo SEKGOMA Secretary General, SADC Parliamentary Forum Advancing women’s political participation is crucial for delivering on all SDGs. Women’s equal and meaningful participation at all levels of decision-making is specifically articulated in Target 5.5 and Target 16.7. These targets call upon states to and I quote: “Ensure women’s full and effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in political, economic and public life” and to “Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels”.

WPP LAUNCH OF REGIONAL INTER-GENERATIONAL MENTORSHIP AND BREAKFAST MEETING SAFARIPARK HOTEL NAIROBI 8 MARCH 2021

7 March 2021
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) is a membership-based Pan-African nongovernmental organization, led by African women working for equality and equity in education across the continent. With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, FAWE works across the continent in 33 countries with a mission to promote gender equity and equality in education in Africa by fostering positive policies, practices and attitudes towards girls’ education.

Towards a Pan-African Women in Political Participation Barometer: Presentation of preliminary findings

5 March 2021
The purpose of this concept note is to outline the need for the WPP Africa Barometer validation ahead of the launch on 18 March 2021. The validation will facilitate the finalisation of the Barometer publication with inputs from across Africa and references to key case studies. The reviewers will present a comprehensive report on preliminary findings of the research.