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 September 2014 by in AWLN Blog

Sept. 16 marks the third annual Global Female Condom Day – a day of education and advocacy dedicated to female condoms. The female condom is a plastic tube ... 

Posted on: 09 September 2014 by in AWLN Blog

  AWLN Members at the 2014 Annual Convening In 2010, with support from AFP and the Packard Foundation, AWLN was launched to provide a platform for ... 

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 ... 

Posted on: 25 July 2014 by in AWLN Blog

At just 24, Phindile Sithole-Spong has been named one of South Africa's most influential young people by Mail & Guardian. The AWLN member is the founder ...