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Women, Gender & Development

Structure

The Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) is responsible for leading, guiding, defending and coordinating the AU's efforts on gender equality and development and promoting women's empowerment by ensuring that African countries comply with the AU Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in

Activities

The African Women Leaders Network – a movement for the transformation of Africa
August 11, 2020

The year 2020 began on a high note for the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN).

July 26, 2020

The speedy implementation of commitments to Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) has yet again been emphasize

June 23, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC)’ s Women, Gender and Development Directorate (WGDD) has kicked off a series of eng

June 15, 2020

The February 2020 African Union Summit held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, afforded African women and girls various platfo

June 02, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has evolved into an unprecedented crisis that is heavily affecting the livelihoods, the socio-e

June 30, 2020

What: African Union  - Civil Society Organizations Consultation  on the Impact Of COVID-19 On Genede

February 08, 2020

High Level Meeting on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Africa. Scaling up action for transformation.

February 05, 2020

4th High-Level Dialogue on Gender Equality and Education in Africa.

Department Resources

September 19, 2020

The African Union Commission (AUC) envisions “an integrated continent that is politically united based on the ideals of Pan Africanism an

June 24, 2020

Highlights of the cooperation with the GIZ-project “Support to the African Union on Migration and Displacement”

June 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.

September 18, 2020

The Sauti publication features artworks from young African women, and showcases the linguistic diversity of Africa. #Africayouthlead

July 08, 2020

We, the Heads of State and Government of Member States of the African Union, meeting in the Third Ordinary Session of our A