Journey Towards the Feminist Republik – Concept Note

The idea within UAF-Africa to establish a platform focused on supporting WHRDs on the continent is one that has been brewing for years. Women’s human rights defenders (WHRDs) have always operated under contexts of varying degrees of violent political repression, …




Vacancy – Feminist Republik Coordinator

Position Title Feminist Republik Coordinator
Department Programmes
Position Location African Country of Residence
Reporting to Programmes Director
Contract Duration 3 Years
Deadline Open until filled

Who we are

Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa), is a consciously feminist and women’s human rights …




Meet UAF-Africa’s New Programmes Director- Jean Kemitare

We are thrilled to have Jean Kemitare join our team. A brilliant African feminist from Uganda. Jean will lead our Programmes Directorate by providing strategic leadership and technical support to our programmes team. She will support them in fulfilling our




Request for Proposals: Feminist Republik Healing Justice Research

Aims and Objectives

Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa) underwent an extensive thinking process to arrive at a decision to focus on conducting research on healing justice as one of the central areas of the work of the African Women Human Rights …




How torture and intimidation is used to tame women’s rights activists on the frontline of Sudan revolution.

Urgent Action Fund-Africa is following the activities of women activists in Sudan and working with local women’s groups to document how the ongoing protest is impacting on women’s lives in Sudan. In this piece we recount how violence and intimidation




The Rising Trend of Gender Based Violence in Kenya: A call for Urgent Action

Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most pervasive violations of human rights whose victims are women and are often left without any form of immediate protection when it happens. Living in Kenya for the past 10 years and …