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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. · ...
Tuesday, 2nd December, 2014. “Science By Women” was publicly presented this morning. This is a project by the Women for Africa Foundation involving women scientists and researchers from the neighbouring continent that aims to support the...
This project aims to promote African women’s access to research and give visibility to their achievements in the international scientific community. The foundation has created a scientific committee of women who are prominent Spanish and...
Tuesday, 25th November, 2014. As every 25th November, the Women for Africa Foundation is joining in the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, a day designated by the United Nations to raise awareness...
Thursday, 30th October, 2014. The president of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC in Spanish), Emilio Lora-Tamayo, and the president of our foundation, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, have signed an agreement this afternoon...
The meeting took place at the Ateneo (a cultural institution) headquarters in Madrid. It is part of a campaign to promote the role of women as mediators in resolving the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Fifteen African women with further education are attending a specialized course of five days that ends today.