The RWA Feminist School is taking place on 17 – 23 July 2016. The theme for this year feminist School will focus on ‘Our body, our land, our seeds as our territory’. Central to the focus of this theme is the issue of patriarchy, power relations and the care economy and how to build and strengthen… More Upcoming Event: RWA Feminist School: 17 – 23 July 2016
In October 2015, the African Union (AU) made a commitment to ensure that 30 percent of registered land is owned by women by 2025. This commitment can be seen as an important moment for the struggle of women’s land rights in Africa because it is the first time that the African Union has committed to… More RWA Interviews Marc Wegerif on the 30% of Registered Land to Women Commitment
Thandiwe Chidavarume fReflecting on COP21 and its Implications for RWA rom Women and Land in Zimbabwe (WLZ) reflects on the COP21 talks and the implications this has for the Rural Women’s Assembly. Q: Which sessions did you attend at COP21? TC: The Rural Women’s Assembly and the Peoples Dialogue team arrived in Paris on the… More Reflecting on COP21 and its Implications for RWA
In December 2015 the Rural Women’s Assembly sent a delegation to the COP21 in Paris. RWA hosted several side-events in collaboration with other organisations and partners. These included: Women’s movement building for ecological and climate justice; Women united for food energy and climate justice; Towards a post-mining society and economy: We have the alternatives; Africa… More Key Lessons Learned at COP21 in Paris
Rural Women’s Assembly attended COP21 processes in Paris 2015. … More Rural Women Attend COP21 in Paris
On the 15th and 16th October we celebrate International Rural Women’s Day and World Food Day respectively. This month of October we have a series of localised events. This year we demand #LandandWater4Food and #1woman1hectare. We will be updating our social media pages with information and pics and videos of the various events. Like us… More International Rural Women’s Day and World Food Day
The Rural Women’s Assembly joined other organisations and movements at the SADC People’s summit held parallel to the SADC Heads of State Summit in Gaborone, Botswana in August 2015.
Launch of RWA Zambia… More RWA Launches in Zambia