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: 21 November 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Mama Alive initiative (MAI) is a nonprofit and public health organization in Uganda headed by Hon. Ruth Kavuma (AWLN member)has recently launched a new ... 

Posted on: 17 November 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Photo (c) Getty Images for TIME South African AWLN member Phindile Sithole-Spong has been featured as one of TIME Magazine's Next Generation Leaders. She ... 

Posted on: 11 November 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Remarkable progress since 2012 London Family Planning Summit, report shows More than 8 million new users of modern contraception have been recorded ... 

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 ...