The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) is a registered sub-regional civil society organization working in eight countries namely Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. EASSI was born in 1996 after the Beijing Conference and is mandated to monitor the commitments of Eastern African governments towards gender equality.
A society where all enjoy gender equality, access to justice and peaceful coexistence.
To contribute to the attainment of the Beijing and African Platforms for Action through policy engagement and demonstration of best practices for the advancement of women.
|Human Rights Day
From: 10-Dec-2017 to: 10-Dec-2017
|16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
From: 25-Nov-2017 to: 10-Dec-2017
|International Day of the Girl Child
From: 11-Oct-2017 to: 11-Oct-2017
|World Breastfeeding Week
From: 24-Apr-2017 to: 30-Apr-2017
|World Day Against Child Labour
From: 12-Jun-2017 to: 12-Jun-2017
EASSI work is carried out under the following programme thematic areas:
- Women's Rights and Gender Equality
- Gender, Conflict Prevent and Post Conflict Reconstruction
- Gender and Economic Development
- Leadership Training Institute and Volunteer Programme
Where we work
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