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Dinah Musindarwezo

Feminist & Gender and Development Expert

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Dinah Musindarwezo is a feminist and a Gender and Development expert who is passionate about creating an environment, systems and structures that work favourably for all people without any form of discrimination. For over 13 years, Dinah has dedicated her time to work towards achieving Gender Equality, Women and Girls Human Rights and Empowerment of women and girls in particular and social justice and human rights for all in general. Working at national, regional and global levels, Dinah has mainly focused on policy analysis, advocacy and influencing as well as organizational development. Currently Dinah is the Director of FEMNET (the African Women’s Development and Communication Network).
Dinah serves on UNWomen East and Southern Africa Regional Civil Society Advisory Group, is a Co-Chair of NGOCSW Africa, a Board member of Center for Citizens’ Participation at African Union (CCPAU), Article 19 and Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH). Dinah is also a member of several steering committees and councils working on women’s rights and gender equality including Solidarity for African Women’s Rights (SOAWR), Feminist Alliance for Rights (FAR), Equal Measures 2030. Dinah holds a Master’s degree in Gender and Development from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, and a Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies from Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.
Connect with Dinah at and/or @DinahRwiza


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