Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

Feminist Leadership Development

  • Participants at CSW61-Newyork
    Participants at CSW61-Newyork
  • Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
    Participants working on a group activity at CVC training
  • Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
    Leadership capacity training for women working in flower farms
  • Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
    Participant shares her views on SGBV-Gulu
  • Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training
    Women in horticulture recieve certificates after training

News Highlights

Statement: The Tide is Turning: Take a Stand Again…

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) is this year joining the rest of the world in commem... Read more

Join our Board of African Women Leaders

Envisioning a world in which African women are politically, economically and soc... Read more

Call For Contributions:Documenting Stories and Exp…

“If you are silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enj... Read more

AMwA Launches Feminist Research on Securing Women’…

Akina Mama wa Afrika in partnership with women’s movements in Malawi, Swaz... Read more

Welcome to Akina Mama wa Afrika

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)  is a feminist-Pan-African leadership development organization that was founded in 1985 by a group of visionary African women in the United Kingdom but later relocated to Africa with headquarters in Kampala, Uganda. Our work is rooted in feminist principles and beliefs guided by the Charter of Feminist Principles for African Feminists which define our leadership development programme and movement building activities. AMwA provides strategic direction in key Pan-African networks including NGO CSW Africa, Solidarity for African Women’s Rights and the Gender Is My Agenda Campaign. AMwA also has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Vision

We envision a world in which African women are politically, economically and socially autonomous and are champions of change in their lives and society. More ...

Upcoming Events


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  • Patience Ayebazibwe: Who are Akina Mama wa Afrika
  • History of Feminist Leadership: Akina Mama Wa Afrika
  • Celebrating Women Leadership
  • East African Caravan on Maternal Health
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 2
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 1
  • WOMEN COALITION PSA PART 3
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