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Thursday, April 7, 2016


Theme: "Drawing on existing initiatives to build a vibrant women’s movement advocating for women’s land rights in the new wave of land acquisition in Zambia" 

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA) will from 18th – 21st April 2016 host a feminist leadership training focusing on the 2 modules of AMwA’s Africa Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI) Curriculum- Organizing Skills and Taking Action. The training will majorly focus on Feminist Research and Documentation, Advocacy and Accountability, Strategy Development and Communication for Social Change, Movement Building; Understanding Social Movements, Networks and Partnerships; Resource Mobilization: Building Alliances and Networks.

The Institute aims at ensuring that women are able to analyze the impact of land acquisitions with a feminist lens and are equipped to adequately influence laws and policies on women’s land rights
The training entails a follow up activity that will support some of the participants to undertake Research and Documentation of women’s lived experiences to inform policy advocacy, policy influence and movement building.
The institute will bring together 20 feminist/women leaders from Zambia to include AMWA Alumnae and other women’s rights activists working on women’s land issues.Please note that this Call for Applications is only open to participants from ZAMBIA only.
Kindly complete the application form which can be accessed here and send the following support documents to Ms. Patience Ayebazibwe at; patience@akinamamawaafrika.org / amwa@akinamamawaafrika.org 
 or call +256 414 543 681 for more information.

A support letter from your organisation committing to support your engagement in the training and post training activities
• A brief CV (not more than 2 pages)
• A one-page motivation statement on why you would like to attend the AWLI and how you will use the experience to contribute to the enhancement of the movement on women’s land rights.
• One passport size photograph
• Information (brochures, leaflets) about your organisation
The deadline for receiving Applications is April 12th, 2016. Any applications received after this date will not be considered. Only successful applicants will be notified within five days prior to the training.

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