Africa Program

December, 2023

AWW Mentorship Program Joins Global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

AWW mentors at a networking event in Johannesburg, November 28, 2023. Photo credit: ENSafrica The annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign begins on November 25, Internat... Read More

November, 2023

Africa Program Participates in University of Dayton Human Rights Center Conference Marking 75th Anniversary of the UDHR

Africa Program Director Adaobi Egboka moderated a panel during the 2023 Joint Convening of the Social Practice of Human Rights Conference and the 6th International Conference on the Right to Deve... Read More

October, 2023

Vance Center Celebrates 20 Years of Groundbreaking Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Keynote conversation between Justice Dunstan Mlambo, Judge President of the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa, and former U.S. Attorney General Hon. Loretta Lynch, October 11, 20... Read More

September, 2023

Vance Center Africa Program Co-Hosts UNGA Week Side Events

Access to Justice  On September 19, the Vance Center and African Center of Excellence for Access to Justice brought together legal professionals, community justice practitioners, and leaders fro... Read More

September, 2023

Women’s Month in South Africa: Breaking Barriers for Women in Conveyancing and Legal Tech

Moderator Naomi Thompson and AWW Project Consultant Dr. Kim Lamont-Mbawuli listen to other speakers at “Tech-Driven Legal Transformation: Paving the Way for Women in Legal Leadership,” August... Read More

July, 2023

Vance Center Engages at Pan African Lawyers Union Conference in Zambia

In early July, Vance Center Africa Program Director Adaobi Egboka traveled to Zambia to explore new programmatic opportunities, meet with existing and prospective partners, and attend the annual ... Read More