Country network

The Alliance works through 15 focal networks in each of the SADC countries- Lusophone, Francophone and Anglophone. These consist in some cases of the gender sector of the country umbrella bodies of civil society i.e. Botswana Council of NGOs in Botswana, Coordinating assembly of NGOs is Swaziland and Namibia Non-Governmental Organisations Forum in Namibia. Some SADC countries have women’s rights networks, such as (Platforma da Mulheres Accoa in Angola, Forum Muhler in Mozambique, NGO Gender Coordinating Network in Malawi, Federation Pour la Promotion Feminine et Enfantine in Madagascar, South African Women in Dialogue in South Africa, Women in Law Southern Africa for Zambia and Lesotho and Women’s Coalition in Zimbabwe). The country Alliance networks are led by chairpersons and executive directors of each country representative network that brings together national theme groups.

Country Focal Network Contact E Mail Contact number
Angola Platform da Mulheres Accao
Botswana Botswana Council of NGO’s BOCONGO 267 72269357
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Union Congolaise des Femmes des Medias – GEMSA (UCOFEM – GEMSA) 243 999 958352
Lesotho WLSA – Lesotho 26622313123
Madagascar FPFE (Fédération Pour la Promotion Féminine et Enfantine) – GEMSA 261 342966561
Malawi NGO Gender Coordination Network 265 1 771 171/081
Mauritius MWO (Media Watch Organisation) – GEMSA 2304674643
Mozambique Forum Muhler 25882 38 08 950.
Namibia NANGOF 264 61 239 469
Seychelles GEMPLUS – GEMSA 00248722252
South Africa SAWID 27 214469800
Swaziland Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations
Tanzania Tanzania Gender Networking Programme 255 713 277336
Zambia Women in Law Southern Africa 260-1-290512
Zimbabwe Women’s Coalition 263 4 2916548