Political Participation and Representation of Women in Africa

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA) Eswatini Chapter is grateful for the support afforded by the Embassy of Sweden in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa through the International IDEA for the implementation of the Women Participation in Africa project which Eswatini is implementing as part of the Regional Consortium comprising of seven continental and regional organizations constituted under the leadership of International IDEA: FAWE, FEMNET, Gender Links, IFAN Gender Laboratory, PADARE, and WLSA.

The overall objective of the project is increasing the political participation and representation of women in Africa in line with the Maputo Protocol of 2003, various associated sub-regional protocols and standards, and the SDGs.


About International IDEA

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, International IDEA, is an inter-governmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. International IDEA has its headquarters in Stockholm and works worldwide with offices in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and the Americas. International IDEA is a Permanent Observer to the United Nations.