Our Achievements:

       

i. The main achievement that PAWO contributed to, was the total decolonization of Africa around the 60s and participating in the formation of the Organisation of African unity (O.A.U) today’s AU.

       

ii. The fight for women’s rights and space, has been in high gear since then. Once these were achieved, then PAWO embarked on other programs, some of which include, but are not limited to:

       

iii. Functionalizing women involvement at all levels; globally, continentally, and nationally. These roles are Political, Social & Economic in nature.

       

iv. The inclusion of women in African politics, through continuous advocacy, activism and empowerment has been partly achieved and continues in partnership with the AUC and other partners.

       

v. Participation in policy making and reform processes, to influence policies and laws that favors women, youth and our communities in general.

       

vi. Empowerment of women and youth is done through mobilisation, sensitization, career guidance, orientation and capacity building initiatives that enables us in the implementation of visible developmental programs.

       

vii. PAWO having been part of the formation of O.A.U today’s AU, it went further to advocate for the creation of supportive organs with in the AU, namely: • Women, Gender and Youth Directorate. • Pan African Parliament (PAP) • ECOSOCC. • Peace and Security Directorate. viii. Today, PAWO holds the status of a specialized agency at the African Union (AU) in recognition to its contributions.