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WOMEN'S RIGHTS

We work with networks of women in finance and business across Africa. One of our goals is to increase women’s participation in the economic development of the continent.

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CHILDREN'S RIGHTS

Children’s rights are at the centre of our work. The Trust works with activists, partners, and groups that are committed to creating a better future for Africa’s children.

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GOVERNANCE & DEMOCRACY

We support women’s political participation and leadership. We recognise the crucial role women play in influencing policies and promoting democracy in Africa.

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August 18, marked 500 days until the 2015 target date to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These eight goals were adopted in 2000 by world leaders gathered at the United Nations, in order to address challenges facing the world’s poorest people. Mrs Graça Machel is a member of the UN Secretary-General’s MDG Advocacy Group, which released a statement this week. http://www.unfoundation.org/news-and-media/press-releases/2014/mdg-advocates-statement-keep-the-MDG-momentum-going.html

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