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Tuesday, 14th April, 2015. There are commemorations which, in addition to leaving us with a feeling of deep regret, also bring with them shame. Today, 14th April, marks one year since the abduction of girls in Nigeria. Needless to say, I feel...
Friday, 27th March, 2015. The actress Horeya Farghaly, star of the Egyptian film Decor, was chosen as the best actress in the African Film Festival of Cordoba. The award was introduced by Women for Africa Foundation as part of its policy of...
The president of MxA has participated for the second year in a seminar that brings together professional women from the ports of West and Central Africa in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.   This was the fourth time the event has been held. It...
Tuesday, 24th March, 2015. The president of Women for Africa Foundation, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, and the general director of Casa Africa, Luis Padron, this morning signed a collaboration agreement in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, by which...
Wednesday, 12th March, 2015. Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega has completed a visit of several days to New York, where she took part in various events and work meetings held in the context of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of...
To increase the visibility of African women on 8th March Monday, 9th March, 2015. The Women for Africa (MxA) Foundation celebrated International Women's Day by joining Wikipedia’s international marathon, an initiative to increase female...
To increase the visibility of African women on 8th March Wednesday, 4th March, 2015. Fewer than 10% of the editors in Wikipedia are women, according to a report published in 2011 by the Wikimedia Foundation. While the causes are debatable, the...
Tuesday, 3rd March, 2015. Once again, the Women for Africa Foundation (MxA) is today joining the commemoration of Wangari Maathai Day, 3rd March, to honour the environmental activist and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The African Union made this day...
The president of the Women for Africa Foundation (MxA) attended the high-level meeting held in Santiago, Chile, on 27th and 28th February. The meeting, organised by the Government of Chile in collaboration with UN Women, concluded with a call to...
Wednesday, 4th February, 2015. The president of the Women for Africa Foundation yesterday visited the headquarters in Nairobi of the Green Belt Movement, an organisation founded by Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan environmentalist and activist who...
Tuesday, 16th December, 2014. The Chancellor of the University of La Laguna, Eduardo Domenech, and our foundation’s president, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, have signed a collaboration framework agreement between the two...
·         The picture by Jesus Angel Gabaldón shows two women and a boy from Mali in front of a painting of the patron saint of the town of Recas, Toledo, where it was taken. · ...