Hope Foundation for African Women (HFAW) is a non-profit organisation founded in 2011 to empower marginalised Kenya women and girls living in rural Kenya through economic empowerment, advocacy for gender equality and advancement of reproductive health and rights. They work to end FGM and GBV. They work with rural women and men to intervene on issues of child abuse, early pregnancies and empowerment with their rights. They have a firm belief in the power of ordinary people to change their situation.
“Girls Rising Malawi” is an NGO working in the areas of Educational Support for impoverished & low-income girls and young women in Malawi through educational encouragement and sponsorship for primary, secondary and higher learning.
Their areas of work are as follows:
- Educational Sponsorship
- Building girls‛ secondary schools
- Supporting girls‛ and young women‛s health and basic needs
- Providing sanitary pads, knickers (pants) and soap to more sanitarily cleanse
- Helping girls at school to stay in school.
- Building changing rooms in primary and secondary schools throughout the country, through a wide range of Volunteers.
- Working to reduce violence against girls and women
- Promoting the rights of girl children in schools
- Working to empower impoverished & low-income women through small scale business
- Training women and girls in environmental conservation and care (by planting more trees in schools and communities)
Norwegian Church Aid is a diaconal organization working in 33 countries worldwide and mandated by Churches and Christian Organizations in Norway to eradicate poverty and injustice.
In Ethiopia, Norwegian Church Aid has been operating since 1974, engaged in short term emergency response and long term development programs.
Their intervention in Ethiopia (2011-2020) focuses on three development program areas: Climate Resilience, Reproductive Health and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. In order to save lives and protect vulnerable people during emergencies occurring the country, They are engaged in humanitarian and refugee response.
They operate in six regions and one city Administration: Tigray, Amhara, Oromia, Somali, Gambella, Southern Nations Nationalities and People’s State and Addis Ababa respectively.
To achieve their development goals and bring positive social change, they work mainly with Faith Based Organized, which have demonstrated strong grassroots reach and influence in the society. They also coordinate their efforts with their resource partners that have long years of experience in the area of water, sanitation, and hygiene, reproductive health and climate change.
Since 2001, they have been coordinating efforts with different faith based and non-faith based structures to end the practice of Female Genital Mutilation.
Daughters of Eve is a non profit organisation that works to protect girls and young women who are at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM). By raising awareness about FGM and sign-posting support services we aim to help people who are affected by FGM and ultimately help bring an end to this practice.
Our wider work is to advance and protect the physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health rights of young people from female genital mutilation practicing communities. We recognise that FGM occurs in the context of wider harmful practices and that young people often have many different problems. We take a holistic approach, offering advice and support to help young people in as many ways as we can.
HER stands for Health, Education and Rights for her. HER aim to support these rights for women and girls around the world. They are a new and growing international organization and are very much committed to advancing the conversation around rights for women and girls