The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF)
The African Women's Development Fund (AWDF) awarded a grant to the Network of Women Leaders for Development (RFLD) for the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the North of Benin. The key aspect of this grant is improving legal protection and access to justice for survivors of FGM by improving engagement with police and magistrates as well as other stakeholders in northern Benin. . The project will involve CSOs, the media and help equip lawyers to support strategic litigation of FGM cases and collaborate with the police to integrate community monitoring and alert groups in the prevention and response to FGM.
Urgent Action Fund Africa (UAF Africa)
...........................PROJECT 1.............Urgent Action Fund Africa (UAF Africa) has granted grant to RFLD to mobilise, convene and lead the engagement of African women, girls and non-binary people in the Beijing +25 review processes and forums to ensure that the forums' commitments on gender equality generations take into account the unique needs, aspirations and ambitions of African women in their diversity. ................. PROJECT 2...................... Urgent Action Fund Africa (UAF Africa) awarded a grant to the Network of Women Leaders for Development (RFLD) for the establishment of an inclusive economic policy; strengthened support systems for women; better access to decent work, means of production, and social protection; as well as the recognition, redistribution and reduction of care work.
Embassy of the United States of America in Benin
The Embassy of the United States of America in Benin provided a grant to the Network of Women Leaders for Development (RFLD) to improve understanding of democratic participation, civic engagement, nonviolent communication and advocacy social for inclusion in Benin. The project targeted CSOs, including youth organizations, women's rights organizations and movements.
RFLD, Equality Now, and SOAWR forward for the application of the Maputo Protocol in Benin and Niger
....PROJECT 1 ............ The Network of Women Leaders for Development (WFLD) has received a grant from the Swedish Agency for Development and International Cooperation (SIDA) through EQUALITY NOW for the implementation of the 'ALL FOR THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL' project. The project will target civil society organizations including youth organizations, women's human rights organizations and movements, national human rights institutions and judicial institutions, media, academics , research institutes, state bodies (ministries, courts and parliament) and town halls. .............. PROJECT 2 .......... The Network of Women Leaders for Development (WLD) has received a grant from the Swedish Agency for Development and Cooperation International (SIDA) through EQUALITY NOW for the implementation of the 'ALL FOR THE MAPUTO PROTOCOL' project in Niger. This will be advocacy for the ratification of the Maputo Protocol in Niger: Contribute to access to sexual and reproductive rights and health for girls and women. The overall objective of the project is to disseminate the Maputo Protocol in order to increase the capacities of Nigerien Women and Girls to use advocacy to improve their living conditions.
RFLD - CIVICUS
CIVICUS is a technical and financial partner of RFLD. CIVICUS accompanies the RFLD on projects related to human rights. RFLD and CIVICUS are strongly committed to promoting human rights and media freedom. This partnership serves as a platform to update, familiarize and equip civil society groups, bloggers and journalists through advocacy, submission of complaints, litigation or the use of special mechanisms to address violations. particular human rights.
Independent Human Rights Commission
The Independent Commission for Human Rights of North Africa is a technical and financial partner of RFLD. The organization accompanies the RFLD on projects related to human rights. The organization's mission is to contribute from the grassroots to capacity building, Effective Participation and Respect for human rights. This is done through awareness raising, training and education programs, and effective advocacy using digital communication technologies.
RFLD is a Member of SOAWR. The Solidarity Coalition for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is a regional network of member organizations working to promote and protect women's rights in Africa. The objectives sought through RFLD's membership in SOAWR is to increase the role of CSOs in the promotion and protection of women's rights, including the growing interest of CSOs in regional women's rights mechanisms and how they can be used effectively.