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Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity

“There can be no sustainable progress without progress for girls and women. They are the change agents of our future”

~ UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, 2015

The 24th African Union Summit held earlier this year declared 2015 as “The Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063.” To embrace this, the 2015 Drivers of Change Awards will recognise people driving change in women empowerment and development, gender equity, the promotion of equality and rights for women and girls.

Nominations for the 2015 Drivers of Change Awards are now open! Nominate individuals, businesses, civil society organisations and governments that are making a real impact in changing the lives of women and girls in southern Africa. The closing date for nominations is 31st July 2015.

For more information, contact Katiana Ramsamy at 011 318 1012 or kramsamy@southernafricatrust.org.