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The Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto is a groundbreaking feminist political document that sets out critical issues of concern for young women of Africa and makes demands for addressing them. The Manifesto is the result of grassroots approach of Five Regional Barazas convened by the African Union Office of the Youth Envoy with over 30 partners brought together over 1500 young people from across 44 African countries co-creating 10  demands:

Manifesto In English

Manifesto In French

Manifesto In Arabic

Manifesto In Swahili

Manifesto In Spanish

In Portuguese

With the Manifesto setting forth bold demands, the mobilization for equity and justice is continuing beyond the African Union, providing an opportunity to scale up the daemands and influence the global phora, ensuring African Young Women leadership and concerns are duly mainstreamed and taken seriously.   

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the African Union Youth Emvoy presented the Manifesto and duly handed over to Ambassador Delhpine O, Secretary General of Generation Equality Forum, Mrs Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women and Mrs Bineta Diop, African Union Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security, during the High-Level Beijing+25 Global Intergenerational Dialogue.


The Africa Young Women Beijing+25 Manifesto presents the collective hopes and aspirations of young women in Africa. Lend your voice to thousands of young African women. Sign the manifesto.

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