International Women’s Day: Support the women of Southern Africa

The theme for International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March is #BeBoldforChange.

ACTSA believes that gender equality and the empowerment of women is crucial for sustainable and equitable development and reducing poverty in Southern Africa, and aims to integrate a gender perspective in all its work.

Our ‘Improving Women’s Rights in Swaziland’ project has helped empower over 23,000 women over four years; Our ‘Dignity! Period.’project has distributed more than seven million free sanitary products to women in Zimbabwe who cannot afford sanitary protection. Our 2016 briefing paper on women’s rights in Swaziland also raised valuable awareness about the situation facing women in Swaziland and the fight for equality.

You can help us support the women of Southern Africa in their fight for change and gender equality by donating to ACTSA or by sharing our work on women’s rights in Southern Africa.

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