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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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    My dream then and now, is simple. Women ought to take center stage and be at the driving seat of the continent’s economic advancement. I see women, not just a few but in mass numbers, confidently occupying their place at the tables where crucial plans and decisions about the present and future of this continent are made. They are not seated there as observers, they are the decision makers.
    - Graça Machel