An Integrated, Prosperous and Peaceful Africa.

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Women, Gender & Youth

Structure

The Women, Gender, Development and Youth Directorate (WGDY) is responsible for leading, guiding,

Activities

December 22, 2022

The African Union Commission (AUC) Women, Youth and Gender Directorate together with the Gender, Peace and Security P

December 12, 2022

The African Union has announced winners of the Agenda 2063 Media

December 05, 2022

Building inclusive innovation and technology ecosystems must be at the heart of efforts to leverage the potential of innovation and technology to support the economic, social, and political development of women and girls in Africa.

December 04, 2022

Women in Africa make up 58% of the continent’s self-employed population. Undeniably, the impact of women in leadership cannot be sidelined.

December 01, 2022 to December 04, 2022

African Union CIEFFA hosts the 5TH YOUTH CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP ON GIRLS &

December 14, 2022 to December 15, 2022

Third Africa Forum on Women Peace and Security (WPS), under the theme “Leveraging on WPS Monitoring to Enhance Women’s Participation and Leadership in Peace Processes in Africa”.

December 08, 2022 to December 09, 2022

AFRICAN UNION AGENDA 2063 AWARDS: AFRICAN WOMEN IN MEDIA CONFERENCE 2022 PITCH ZO

November 14, 2022 to November 25, 2022

11th

November 10, 2022

Despite decades of efforts, particularly from women and women’s organisations, VAWG in Africa remains the most widespread and socially tolerated of human rights violations, cutting across borders, race, class, ethnicity and religion.

July 31, 2022

Commemorative activities of the Africa’s Women’s Day observed every 31st July. 2022 also marks the 60th Anniversary of the Pan- African Women Organisation (PAWO)

Department Resources

July 07, 2022

The African Women’s Decade (AWD) Report details progress across the African continent,

June 18, 2021

As the AU declared 2019 the “Year of Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable Solutions to Forced Displaceme

February 18, 2021

INSIDE THIS ISSUE
• Advocacy and partnerships • 5th Specialized Technical around COVID-19

December 02, 2020

The Futures Report: Making the AfCFTA Work for Women and Youth is a groundbreaking UNDP Flagship Initiative produced in collaboration wit

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.