We a leading network of African women’s and civil society organizations
promoting gender equality particularly through the implementation of key major regional and international gender equality instruments. The Gender Is My Agenda Campaign Network (GIMAC) was launched in 2002 in Durban, South Africa and has since held 38 bi-annual pre-summit consultative meetings ahead of each African Union Summit meetings to engage AU Member States on African women’s rights, issues and concerns.
The GIMAC is organized around the themes related to the operating articles of the Solemn Declaration on Gender Equality in Africa (SDGEA, 2004): human rights, governance, peace and security, economic empowerment, education and health. The GIMAC also monitors emerging issues such as climate change.