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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 & LEADERSHIP

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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A LIVE TWITTER Q&A 6 March 1400 GMT with Graça Machel and Archbishop Desmond Tutu to mark INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY (March 8)

Hashtags we’re using: #askElders #IWD2015

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What do you want to ask Graça Machel about the Sustainable Development Golas and gender equality? Join The... http://t.co/wByccDEmqA

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To mark International Women's Day, Graça Machel and Desmond Tutu urge all of us, men and women, to question what... http://t.co/grA82Eb5YK

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