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is a network of organisations and individuals that work
to empower African
women's organisations to access and use Information
and Communication Technologies
(ICTs) for equality and development.
APC-Africa-Women is the Africa regional
programme of APC's Women's
Programme. Read more about us below.
But first read
something about what our members do!
Wakumuna is a Zambian woman researching women and ICTs. She recently joined
the APC Africa Women (AAW) network. She has published several research papers
on gender and ICTs and also contributed to a case study for the Women's
ICT-Based Enterprise for Development" project coordinated by the University
of Manchester's Institute for Development Policy and Management.
Niombo interviewed Kutoma and you can read the interview here....
about us! [please email us should you want to know more - africa AT apcwomen.org
with women in Africa and all over the world, APC-Africa-Women
focuses on African
women's empowerment through information facilitation,
regional support, lobbying
and advocating around gender and ICTs, delivering
ICT training, conducting
research into gender and ICTs and participating in
regional and global events.
with women in Africa and all over the world, APC-Africa-Women focuses on African
women's empowerment by
facilitation by providing information to women about gender and ICTs and access
to tools and resources that facilitate women's ease of access to information that
is of critical concern;
regional support to women's organisations through developing networking capacity
by using ICTs strategically;
and advocating around gender and ICT policy at a regional and global level including
media-related global meetings and via partnerships with civil society organisations;
ICT training to African women's organisations, networks and initiatives;
research in the area of gender and ICTs;
in regional and global events and with our global partner APC Women's Networking
Support Programme providing information dissemination services, running Internet
cafes and providing ICT training.
Mission of the APC-Africa-Women and its global network, the Women's Networking
Support Programme (WNSP) is to promote gender equity in the design, implementation,
and use of information and communication technologies - with special focus on
inequities based on women's social or ethnic background - through the provision
of research, training, information, and support activities in the field of ICT
policy, skills-sharing in the access and use of ICT, and women's network-building.
- to promote
the consideration and incorporation of gender in ICT policy-making bodies and
initiate and implement research activities in the field of gender and ICT;
advance the body of knowledge, understanding, and skills in the field of gender
and ICT by implementing training
facilitate access to information resources in the field of gender and ICT;
create and sustain a forum in which African women and women's organisations can
discuss issues of common
concern and develop common actions towards the other
- APC-Africa-Women Coordinator on email africa AT apcwomen.org