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GMAC celebrates ActionAid Board Chair

GMAC celebrates ActionAid Board Chair

letekidan.berhane 25 January 2017

Gender is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) honoured and ActionAid International Board Chairwoman Ms Nyaradzayi awarded Gumbonzvanda as legendary African Women during its Pre-summit Consultative Meeting held in the Addis Ababa, 23rd to 24th January 2017.

The Chairwoman is recognized  along with other few legendary African women for her unique contributions for girls and women rights and empowerment. G

Ms Nyaradzayi, a human rights lawyer and activist for women and girls rights and leadership has been the AUC Good Will Ambassador for ending Child Marriage.

Ms Nyaradzayi is also the founder and Chairperson of Rozaria Memorial Trust and active member of women’s organizations including the Zimbabwe Women Lawyers Association.

The meeting on “harnessing the Demographic Dividend through investment in youth” and Gender Mainstreaming in the African Union Commission (AUC), provided a platform for over 300 representatives of civil society actors from across Africa who discussed key  women and youth development  issues  and put forth key recommendations to the AU Heads of States and Governments for accelerated action to secure youth and women empowerment.

 At some point, Nyaradzayi also meet and embellished the Kilimanjaro women who remained icon of the meeting.

(Follow the link bellow to read more.)

http://www.actionaid.org/ethiopia/mama-zuma-solidarity-kilimanjaro-women

 

 

Nyaradzayi awarded
Photo: Letekidan