Women Deliver Conference kicks off in Kigali, Rwanda

The Sixth Women Deliver 2023 Conference will convene for the first time on African soil in  Kigali, Rwanda from 17 – 20 July 2023 .  The conference is convened under the theme Spaces, Solidarity and Solutions. The Women Deliver conference will converge  thousands of decision- makers  including civil society, government, the private sector, and international agencies, alongside women’s rights organizations and movements, youth-led and LGBTQIA+ organizations, and advocates representing the intersectional identities of girls, women, and underrepresented populations, to identify solutions and drive change.

Women Deliver comes at an opportune time when the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of Women are facing a backlash and rollback .

Gender Links will be at Women Deliver and will join Amplify Change, The East African Sexual Health & Rights Initiative Conseils et Appui pour l’Education à la Base (CAEB) to discuss innovations in local and regional funding approaches and mechanisms for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights on

Tuesday 18 July,  at 7:30 PM at Kigali Convention Centre

Gender Links will also hold informal consultations at our partner The Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre For Women (ARROW)  Exhibition Booth S 45 and S48 discussing the new Women of the South Speak Out (WOSSO) Consortium programme . This will take place on

Date and Time :Tuesday 18 July from  8am -9 am  and at 4pm – 6pm

Date and Time :Wednesday 19 July from  8am -9 am  and at 3pm – 5pm

Date and Time :Thursday 20 July from  8am -9 am  and at 1pm – 3pm

The Conference takes place in the back drop of the 20th anniversary of  the  Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa-Maputo Protocol Commemorations which took place in Nairobi Kenya . The protocol advocates for the protection of women’s rights.

For more information on GL’s engagements at Women Deliver contact 0027825600066.

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