Five interviews with NGO leaders in Africa on vision, inspiration, challenges, and WLP Training of Trainers impact (video, English)
Five interviews with African women from different women's rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) across Africa who participated in the Africa Regional Learning Institute for Women's Leadership and Training of Trainers (TOT). All interview participants talk about their inspiration, their visions for the future, challenges they have faced, and how they benefited from their participation in the TOT.
Content: Discriminatory laws, inheritance laws in Sierra Leone, CEDAW, development of training program involving religious leaders, traditional rulers, police, for Gender Justice Program with UNIFEM. Experience in advocacy and empowerment of women. Uganda: differences between men and women in the home and vision for women. Describes organisation born in preparation for Beijing conference, challenges facing today. Nigeria: Impact of leadership trainings. Case study. Different approaches to capacity building in north and south of country. Cameroon: Leadership training at grassroots level.
The interview subjects (in order of appearance) are:
1. Daphne Olu-Williams of the African Kind Hearts Organization (AKO), an NGO based in Sierra Leone.
2. Solome Kimbugwe of the Uganda Women's Network (UWONET).
3. Ngozi Nwosu of BAOBAB.
4. Rose Musa of BAOBAB.
5. Irene Andoseh of Community Education and Development Services (CEDS), a Cameroonian NGO.
This group was convened by Women's Learning Partnership (WLP) and WLP Nigeria/BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights (BAOBAB) in Calabar, Nigeria on February 21-25, 2005. The interviews took place at the conclusion of the Institute.