About AWLN

The African Women Leaders Network for Reproductive Health and Family Planning (AWLN) is a collective voice of 35 African women leaders from 15 African countries. AWLN supports the efforts of African women to improve reproductive health and access to comprehensive family   

Our Objectives

AWLN's key goal is to strengthen global advocacy efforts for reproductive health and family planning by bringing to the foreground the voices and perspectives of African women. This is to ensure that the needs, experiences and aspirations of African women are addressed in   

Our Principles

AWLN's recognized access to comprehensive family planning and reproductive health as fundamental human rights. The network believes that African women are key to addressing the multiple crises of high maternal mortality, infant morbidity and low life expectancy on the   

Posted on: 16 October 2014 by in AWLN Blog

  AWLN Members in Zanzibar, Tanzania, have through their advocacy, succeeded in getting the Director of the Central Medical Stores (CMS) to issue a ... 

Posted on: 01 October 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a risk for everyone, regardless of age. However, the media and community tend to ... 

Posted on: 26 September 2014 by in AWLN Blog

September 26th marks World Contraception Day a time to spread the word and raise awareness about contraception and safe sex. Contraception allows women and ... 

Posted on: 22 August 2014 by in AWLN Blog

By Natasha Nduhiu Kathy Kiragu is a cool and calm jazz pianist who has loved music since her formative years. Back on holiday from the prestigious Berklee ... 

Posted on: 31 July 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Ugandan Parliamentarians were invited to discuss the current funding gap in the funding of family planning and reproductive health supplies in the financial ...