The African Women Forum is an organization steadfast to its goal of
improving the status of women in Africa and all over the world. The
forum holds special programs and events that celebrate and inspire
women, thereby creating a platform where women can raise their voices
and be on par with men. To broaden the domain of knowledge, and also
improve skills of the women community.
This organization was founded in 2010, aims to empower rural women in Africa and address the socio-economic challenges facing women in Africa and to also advocate for gender equality and women's rights on the continent. More than a quarter of women in Africa are already entrepreneurs - the highest rate globally. The forum brings together women's peace activists and women's rights advocates to critically discuss the root causes of violence, women's role in social transformation, economic justice, and peacebuilding with a focus on the African continent.