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Women, Gender & Youth


La Direction Femmes, Genre et Développement (WGDD) est chargée de diriger, guider, défendre et co


novembre 30, 2023

Leaders from various sectors of the society have committed to firmly advocate and push for a change to allow women and girls fully enjoy their human rights.

novembre 23, 2023

The office of the African Union Envoy on Women Peace and Security is convening the 4th High Level African Forum on Women, Peace, and Security in Addis Ababa on 13-14 December 2023.

novembre 14, 2023

The development of the African Union Convention on Ending Violence against Women and Girls; monitoring and evaluation mechanisms on preventing and eliminating the scourge of violence;

novembre 03, 2023

Over the years, several institutional, policy and legally binding frameworks at the continental, regional and national levels have been developed to rally consensus across the continent on preventive mechanisms and recourse measures to sustainably address violence against women and girls.

octobre 27, 2023

African women from across the continent and in the diaspora are convening in Moroni, Comoros for the 2023 Women Leaders’ Consultation on Positive Masculinity to push for a radical shift in strategies and efforts employed to prevent and eliminate all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls.

octobre 04, 2023

African women have been trading before trade agreements and are champions of cross-border trading for generations.

novembre 27, 2023 to novembre 28, 2023

The 3rd Men’s Conference will provide an opportunity to consolidate bold Continental efforts that Heads of State and other sectors have taken towards Ending Violence Against Women and Girls.

novembre 08, 2023 to novembre 13, 2023


novembre 01, 2023

The African Youth Charter was adopted through an Executive Council Decision of the Banjul Summit of 2006 (DOC.EX.CL. /292 (IX), established the 1st November as “African Youth Day (AYD).”


août 02, 2023 to août 04, 2023

The Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security (PAPS) of the AU Commission (AUC), with the support of the Consortium (CSVR - Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation, ICTJ - Inernational Center for Transitional justice & ATJLF - The Africa Transitional Justice Legacy Fund ) and GIZ.

juillet 18, 2023 to juillet 19, 2023

The African Union Commission's Women, Gender, and Youth Directorate (AUC-WGYD) and the African Development Bank's Gender, Women and Civil Society Engagements (AfDB-AHGC) are pleased to announce the Africa Focused Sessions at the upcoming Women Deliver Conference.


juillet 07, 2022

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

juin 18, 2021

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

septembre 19, 2020

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

juin 24, 2020

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

juin 24, 2020

Violent extremism is a global issue.