The Eastern African Sub-regional Support Initiative for the Advancement of Women (EASSI) is a registered sub-regional civil society organization working in eight countries namely Burundi, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania. EASSI was born in 1996 after the Beijing Conference and is mandated to monitor the commitments of Eastern African governments towards gender equality.
A society where all enjoy gender equality, access to justice and peaceful coexistence.
To contribute to the attainment of the Beijing and African Platforms for Action through policy engagement and demonstration of best practices for the advancement of women.
|International Day of Women and Girls in Science
From: 11-Feb-2018 to: 11-Feb-2018
|International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
From: 06-Feb-2018 to: 06-Feb-2018
|International Women's Day
From: 08-Mar-2018 to: 08-Mar-2018
|Human Rights Day
From: 10-Dec-2018 to: 10-Dec-2018
|16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
From: 25-Dec-2018 to: 10-Dec-2018
EASSI work is carried out under the following programme thematic areas:
- Women's Rights and Gender Equality
- Gender, Conflict Prevent and Post Conflict Reconstruction
- Gender and Governance
- Emerging Regional and International Paradigms
- Gender and Economic Development
Where we work
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