Pamphlet - AfDB: Finance Development for people and not profit!
WoMin is thrilled to launch a new pamphlet, AfDB Finance Development for People not Profit! This resource explores why women and communities dealing with AfDB-financed dirty projects are demanding justice and reparations in their fight for development that puts people first instead of profit.
‘79 years of neo-colonial exploitation is enough!’ - Africa’s fight for debt justice
Movements from across the globe converged for the opens in a new windowGlobal Counter-Summit of Social Movements in Marrakech, Morocco under the slogan “79 years of neo-colonial exploitation is enough!” WoMin African Alliance participated in the Counter-Summit with a delegation of women activists and community leaders involved in a reparations campaign targeting the African Development Bank (AfDB).
ugandan Women's Resistance in the Face of Violence
Ugandan Women’s Resistance in the face of Violence
In early October 2023, WoMin, through the Violence against Women (VAW) Programme undertook an expedition to Uganda to better understand the lived realities of women in communities affected and impacted by large-scale extractive projects
Declaration of the second West and Central African Women's Climate Assembly
The Assembly was a feminist organising, solidarity, and learning convergence which deepened women’s leadership, knowledge, and movements across West and Central Africa. Read the powerful declarationopens PDF file , which reflects the collective voices of over two hundred women representing 70 communities and organisations from 17 countries.
African Voices Call for Radical Action at Women's Climate Assembly
The voices of 150 African women resonated loudly at the second Women’s Climate Assembly 2023 (WCA) where participants from 17 countries across Central and West Africa converged in Lagos, Nigeria to learn and share more about their linked struggles. Held over 24 – 28 September 2023…
“Attempted Murder Charges Brought Against Peaceful Protesters!”
On National Women’s Day in 1956 women marched to protest unjust racist laws which impeded their movement and their livelihoods. For this they faced down white men with guns and the threat of death. Sixty-seven years later in a community called Concordia in the Northern Cape, women led their community in a peaceful blockade…
WATCH | African Sovereignty: Women live the Alternatives - Animated Film Series
WoMin presents the third instalment in our Pathways to a Just Future for Africa series of animated short films – African Sovereignty: Women live the Alternatives. This third film expands on the alternatives to a destructive development model, which women and their communities are protecting and proposing in their organising and resistances.
Women resisting African Development Bank projects demand reparations
The consequences of ‘development’ projects financed by the African Development Bank are stark whilst the suffering of those who are affected continues. Women and their communities are organising to say NO to the heavy toll of projects imposed by the AfDB that perpetuate a opens in a new windowcapitalist, neo-colonial development model for Africa. Read more.
Ugandan women fight for the Right to Say NO!
When Judith Beroirwoth’s piece of land was forcefully acquired for the construction of flowlines to transport crude oil and water to the Oil Central Processing Unit in Buliisa, Uganda, she was forced to co-sign consent forms with her husband’s signature despite being the sole landowner. Read more…