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May 15, 2022

AfCFTA Promises to Unlock the Potential for African Women to Move to Macro Businesses

For decades, African women have been trapped in poverty cycles due to several underlying factors including unequal access to education, factors of production, and trade facilities; inequitable labour-saving technologies; underpaid or unpaid labour; harmful cultural practices; and limited legal protection

May 6, 2022

Generation Equality: Women Taking Charge of Environmental Governance

By Anne Karago   Samiya Ahmed in Beledweyne district in southern Somalia tells a chilling story of how the cruel hand of nature has reaped everything and relegated her to destitution. She sits and watches desperately at the sunken eyes

April 24, 2022

African Women’s Decade on Financial and Economic Inclusion

  The African Union’s Strategy on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment (GEWE) emphasises the need for the economic empowerment of women if Africa is to achieve its goals for inclusive and sustainable development as envisioned in Agenda 2063. During the on Gender

November 6, 2020

Strategic Plans

EASSI Strategic Plan 2019-2023 - PDF, 6MB [sdm_download_counter id="3085"] [sdm_download id="3085" fancy="0"]

September 10, 2020

E-Conference on Implications of COVID-19 on Women Economic Empowerment in East Africa and Press Statement

With support from Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa), EASSI together with partners in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania, including: Association of Media Women in Kenya (AMWIK), IIDA Women's Development Organisation; Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA); Platform for Labor Action (PLA) in Uganda;

Women Convene Group February 27, 2020

The WEE Convene (Women Economic Empowerment), Policy Dialogue and Press Briefing

The Eastern African Sub-Regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) together with the Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI-Uganda), in partnership with Urgent Action Fund-Africa organized a two-day Women Economic Empowerment Convene at Royal