The International Federation of Women in Legal Careers (FIFCJ) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) of women lawyers founded in Paris (France) in 1928 to fight for the eradication of all forms of discrimination against women and to promote your human rights. Since 23 November 2018 it has its headquarters in Maputo, as its president is Mozambican, being the first time in the history of the Organization that is chaired by an African.
It is in this context that, with the collaboration of the Mozambican Association of Legal Career Women (AMMCJ) and the Association for the Development and Empowerment of Girls (ADER), will hold the Conference on Democracy and Political Participation of Women in Africa, at the Joaquim Chissano International Conference Center, Maputo City, August 01 and 02, 2019.
This Conference, entitled “The Political Empowerment of Women and Their Participation in the Consolidation of Democracy in Africa”, will be held as part of the commemorations of Africa Day, May 25, and Women’s Day. African flag on 31 July.
The purpose of the Conference is, on the one hand, to reflect on the actions being developed by the African countries with a view to allow and encourage women’s participation in electoral processes and preparing girls to participate in electoral processes not only as voters, but also as part of the governing bodies. electoral candidates and candidates for different elective posts, on the other hand, contribute to the culture of good governance, peace and development in Africa through raising awareness of the political class and future leaders (youth).
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