The Double Jeopardy of Inequality and COVID-19 Lockdown.

UAF-Africa is working with feminist and women’s rights organisations across Africa to provide an inclusive response to the COVID-19 pandemic and also working with feminist psychiatrists to look into the mental health impact of the pandemic on African women. In




COVID 19 Solidarity and Support Message Harnessing Collective and Community Care

UAF-Africa’s COVID 19 Solidarity and Support Message

The impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is felt throughout the world, as it continues to spread across the globe in an unprecedented manner. In Africa, 33 out of 54 countries have confirmed cases of COVID-19 which has resulted in …




Message de solidarité et de soutien d’UAF-Africa suite au Covid-19

Suite à la propagation rapide du virus Corona (COVID-19), l’impact de la pandémie se fait ressentir dans le monde entier. En Afrique, 33 des 54 pays ont confirmé des cas de COVID-19, entrainant un sentiment d’incertitude et poussant les gouvernements …




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, …




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