African feminist policy recommendations

The African  Feminist Strategy Meeting on Financing for Development and Post 2015 Development Agenda final document presents the policy recommendations coming from African women’s rights organizations, trade unions, civil society organizations – including peace-building, indigenous, faith-based and community based organizations, media and academia from across 17 countries working in the sphere of environment, agriculture, finance, health, leadership, governance, law and trade – who met in Nairobi from 6-8 May 2015, to reflect on the current debates and negotiations taking place in the Financing for Development (FfD) and the Post 2015 Agenda processes.

Ahead of the Addis Ababa conference, the document acknowledge the ‘need for models of financing for sustainable development underpinned by principles of economic and social justice with a gender responsive approach.’ Also it points out that ‘African women must be meaningfully included in policy discussions, in the articulation, development, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of these processes.’

The meeting was organized by Femnet and the Post-2015 Women Coalition.

Read and Download: Policy Recommendations for FfD – May 2015

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