FAS History - 1996

1996 :   Creation of Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), Geneva, Switzerland
  Following recurrence of wars, eruptions of violence in Africa, and concerned by the negative impact on African women’s lives, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) was created in December 1996.
Its main purpose is to promote and strengthen African Women’s leadership in conflict prevention, management and resolution.
FAS established its International Secretariat in Geneva in order to facilitate the mobilization of resources and maximize the visibility of African women’s initiatives.
 

 

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