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The Congolese gynaecologist wins the 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought in recognition of his work in helping African rape victims. Wednesday, 22nd October, 2014. The Women for Africa Foundation congratulates the Congolese gynaecologist...
Madrid, Friday 17th October. This morning, Sisters Paciencia Melgar and Helena Wolo visited the Women for Africa head offices, where they held a meeting with our president, Maria Teresa Fernandez de la Vega, who congratulated them for having...
Wednesday, 15th October, 2014. The Women for Africa Foundation (Mujeres por África or MxA) is joining in today’s celebration of the International Day of Rural Women. This day was established by the United Nations six years ago in...
   • The Carlos III University of Madrid is organizing this event, in which MxA is taking part.
The Women for Africa Foundation has participated in Sousa (Tunisia) in the 2nd meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Experts Group (EMEG) organized by the Tunisian Ministry of Science and Research. EMEG is one of the initiatives within the project...
·         Women in Africa (Mujeres por África) and the Carlos III University are launching a specialized five-day course aimed at African women with higher education who are residents in Spain
Thursday, 18th September, 2014. The Women for Africa Foundation has participated in the conference for African Youth that took place in Vitoria/Gasteiz on 16th and 17th September, with a simulation of an African village in a central square of the...
The meeting last April in Ivory Coast brought together around fifty Hispanists from about twenty countries, mostly in Africa. View “Africa with an Ñ” online publication
Monday, 15th September, 2014. With the death of Isidoro Álvarez, President of El Corte Inglés and the Ramón Areces Foundation, Women for Africa has lost one of its founding patrons, one of the great Spanish businessmen and...
Sunday, 14th September, 2014. In a mournful week for Women for Africa following the loss of Mr Emilio Botín, we express our deep sorrow at the death of Mr Isidoro Alvarez, CEO of El Corte Inglés and patron of our...
Wednesday, 10th September, 2014.  Women for Africa Foundation wishes to express its deep sorrow at the sudden death of Emilio Botín, chairman of Banco Santander and member of this foundation’s Board of Trustees. It was with...
The Congolese journalist, 2014 Prince of Asturias Award Winner for Concord,  lives amid death threats for denouncing a lack of press freedom and violence against women. Wednesday, 3rd September, 2014. The Women for Africa Foundation...