Guinea: Call to President of transitional government for urgent action in respect of women´s rights

African Feminist Forum

The third African Feminist Forum which took place from October 20-24 is a biennial conference that brings together African feminist activists to deliberate on issues of key concern to the movement. It was during this third edition of the forum that participants voted unanimously for several key petitions calling for action, including a petition addressed to the President of the transitional Government in Guinea calling for an  urgent action in favor of the respect of women´s rights, maintain peace and security before, during and after the presidential runoff elections.

A delegation mandated by the Forum was sent on October 25th  and 26th  to the Guinean Embassy in Senegal at which time the petition and list of signatures was delivered officially.


Petition to the President of the transitional Government in Guinea and List of signatures of over 135 women from more than 18 countries from across the African Continent

Press/Media Contacts

English---Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah. pour AWDF. African Women Development Fund. Contacts Tel:  Tel: +233 (0) 302 521257 Email: 

French----Rakiss Balma. Agence Publipros- Contacts Tel +224 62 41 51 97- Email rakiss[at]


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