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advocacy

Advocacy has a broad meaning: it means pushing for some kind of change in society. It includes trying to persuade people to change their behaviour, pressing companies to change their activities or rules, or persuading the government to change its policies and laws. (p.123)

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Kujenga Amani facilitates the exchange of ideas and information between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers working on diverse aspects of peacebuilding in Africa. It is a digital forum for conversations about the critical challenges confronting peacebuilding in conflict-affected regions of the continent, as well as exploring the connections between African and global peace.

Women as a group in Nigeria, suffer a series of deprivation,discrimination and degrading practices in their private and public life. They are victims and survivors of different forms and expressions of injustices and are grossly underrepresented in decision making structures. Their capacity to access and own primary resources is limited by unequal opportunities in education, employment and violence leading to poor self-esteem.

BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights (BAOBAB) is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental women’s human rights organisation, which focuses on women’s legal rights issues under the three systems of law – customary, statutory and religious laws – in Nigeria. The organisation operates from a national office in Lagos, with outreach teams in 14 states across Nigeria.

Vision

The vision of FSS is to see the creation of a vibrant democratic society in Ethiopia where the public can actively participate in and influence the policy-making process in all development sectors.

Mission

The mission of FSS is to catalyze the emergence of viable policy options that promote the democratic and development aspirations of the Ethiopian people

Core Values and Principles

Strategic Objectives

To achieve its mission, FSS has formulated the following objectives:

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WMC Africa Ltd. is a communications agency with firm roots in Uganda and partnerships across Africa and around the globe. We are the leading independent Public Relations and Public Affairs agency in Uganda. Established in 1999, the company specializes in corporate communication (internal & external), digital and advisory services.


FeJAL seeks to provide professional training, skills development and capacity building for female journalists as well as other media practitioners and also other media related groups. It is engaged in the protection of the rights of female journalists.

Mission

To promote social justice, equal opportunities and create a safe working environment for women in the media.

The Association of Environmental Lawyers of Liberia (Green Advocates) is Liberia's first and only public interest environmental law organization dedicated to  ensuring the protection of the environment, defending human rights, empowering and amplifying the voices of poor people who are victimized in resource exploitationand by using the rule of law to hold state and non state actors accountable for their actions.

The Network for Women’s Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT) is a network of civil society organisations and individuals who have a clear interest in working together to bring a gender perspective into national processes and advocate for policy change to strengthen women’s human rights.

To ensure inclusiveness, NETRIGHT provides a national advocacy platform for civil society organisations around national and international processes and educates the public about gender equality and women’s rights issues.

VISION

GFAR makes agri-food research and innovation systems more effective, responsive and equitable, towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals

MISSION

Partners in GFAR, at national, regional and international levels, advocate for, and catalyse Collective Actions that strengthen and transform agri-food research and innovation systems