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




Special Call for Proposals:Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania

We are excited to announce our first catalytic and advocacy call for proposals!

Through this special call, UAF – Africa will be providing funding for a range of initiatives aimed at advancing women’s economic empowerment in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda …




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 …




A Call for Feminist & Intersectional Approach to Women’s Economic Empowerment

The reality in most African countries is that women lead different economic lives to men and inequalities in economic systems and structures both at small to medium levels have great impacts on any country’s development. It is indisputable that addressing …




African Women’s Voices: 70 Years of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – How We Fared 

UAF-Africa continues to support the advancement of women’s human rights and groups at the edges of society. Our work with Women’s Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) affords us a glimpse into the daily struggle for rights and justice of women and …