African Women Respond: Summary Report on G8 and NEPAD Plans and the Impact on Women in Africa
AT THE G8 SUMMIT IN CANADA IN July 2002, the G8 nations pledged their support for the implementation of NEPAD (the New Partnership for Africa's Development) and agreed that by 2006, G8 countries' overseas development aid to Africa will increase by $ 12 billion per annum. On November 8, 2002, Women Waging Peace hosted a consultation among eleven African women leaders from Burundi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Sudan and representatives from relevant Canadian, British, and American government agencies to discuss the G8's support for NEPAD and its impact on women.
SUMMARY OF KEY ISSUES AND CONCERNS
NEPAD provides a unique …
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Publication information: Article title: African Women Respond: Summary Report on G8 and NEPAD Plans and the Impact on Women in Africa. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Women & Environments International Magazine. Issue: 58/59 Publication date: Spring 2003. Page number: 51. © WEED Foundation Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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