The Angelou Centre

The Angelou Centre is a black-led women’s centre based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne providing a range of services for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BME) women across the North East region. As well as delivering frontline support, the centre works at national level to ensure the voices of BME women are represented. Sisters For Change worked with…

Dalit Sthree Sakthi

Established in 2006, Dalit Stree Shakthi (DSS) seeks to build the capacity of Dalit women leaders to combat oppression and discrimination of caste, class and gender and enhance the rights and entitlements of Dalit women. DSS provides collective leadership and organisation to Dalit women in the state of Andhra Pradesh, advocating and raising awareness for…

JALA PRT

Jaringan Nasional Advokasi Pekerja Rumah Tangga (JALA PRT) is a national network for domestic workers’ advocacy in Indonesia. Established in 2004, JALA PRT is an umbrella organisation for 35 domestic worker groups, associations and unions across Indonesia and focuses on women’s rights, children’s rights, labour rights, literacy and advocacy.   JALA PRT has been spearheading…

AU awards Namibia for women empowerment and gender equality efforts

Namibia has been awarded the best African country regarding progress made in mainstreaming gender equality into the fight against corruption. Written by Lahja Nashuuta The Southern Times Windhoek – During the 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union General Assembly, held February 10-11, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Namibia was recognised for outstanding efforts in promoting women’s…