Forum for African Women Educationalists

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The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) is a pan-African non-governmental organization founded in 1992 by five women ministers of education to promote girls’ and women’s education in sub-Saharan Africa by making sure they have access to schools and are able to complete their studies and fulfill their potential, in line with UNESCO's Education For All movement. The organisation's members include ministers of education, university vice-chancellors, education policy-makers, researchers, gender specialists and human rights activists.

It has its Secretariat in Nairobi. Currently it has 34 national chapters in 33 countries, including Benin, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Togo among others.

It is an International Partner Office for the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program, and a partner organization of the Association of African Women for Research and Development.

Key individual members include:

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