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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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Latest News

3rd African Women’s Economic Summit Speech by Graça Machel, 25 July 2014

Welcome to the 3rd African Women’s Economic Summit. We are hosting this event today as a result of a pledge Zambia made at the last Summit in 2012.Read More...

Graça Machel Scholarship for Women

Launched in 2008, the Scholarship Programme, jointly managed by the Canon Collins Trust and the Graça Machel Trust, provides an opportunity for womenRead More...

Machel: harmful traditions must change

Child marriage has to end, and we must value our girls more – these issues are non-negotiable if Africa is to grow and develop.Read More...

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#AWES2014 questions from the floor, "What are u doing in your country 2contain the cost of banking?" Nomsa Daniels of @NFNV_ORG

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    African Women Realising Africa’s Economic Potential
     
    24th – 26th July, 2014
     
    Lusaka, Zambia