In this perspective, FAS develop and implement programmes that fall in 4 main objectives:

- Fostering, supporting and promoting women's initiatives in the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts in Africa, and for the respect of their rights;

- Strengthening women's leadership capacity, including at the grassroots, to restore and maintain peace in their countries;

- Engendering policies, structures, programmes and the peace process for the attainment of durable peace and human security in Africa;

- Advocating at the national, regional and international levels for African women's rights and concerns, and their critical role on issues of peace and security.