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‘Every Minute Children Are Dying In Africa And Asia From Malnutrition’ – Graca Machel

‘Every Minute Children Are Dying In Africa And Asia From Malnutrition’ – Graca Machel

‘As I stand here this morning, every minute children are dying in Africa and Asia from malnutrition’ The world is nowhere near to achieving a global goal to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030 because of a lack of accountability and responsibility by decision-makers, Nelson Mandela’s widow warned on Saturday. Graca Machel told ministers, ambassadors […]

Mrs Graça Machel Awarded World Prize For Integrated Development

Mrs Graça Machel Awarded World Prize For Integrated Development

The 2018 World Prize for Integrated Development is awarded to Mrs Graça Machel for her significant social justice achievements and tireless work on behalf of women and children. In particular, Mrs Machel is recognised for her leadership of the Graça Machel Trust, a Pan-African advocacy organisation focused on child health and nutrition, education, women’s economic […]

The Strategic Development And Women Empowerment Plan Of Graca Machel Trust

The Strategic Development And Women Empowerment Plan Of Graca Machel Trust

 Mrs. Graça Machel, the Founder of the Graça Machel Trust, and an international advocate for women and children, will be visiting Lilongwe – Malawi from 13th to 16th March, 2018 to hold meetings with Government Ministers, members of the parliament, the United Nations family of organisations, civil society, private business, youth and women’s organisations to […]

Graca Machel Challenges Women And Girls To Grab Emerging Opportunities

Graca Machel Challenges Women And  Girls To Grab Emerging Opportunities

Women and children’s rights advocate Graca Machel yesterday urged women and youth in Tanzania to be proactive when it comes to seeking development opportunities. Ms Machel, the founder of the Graca Machel Trust, said this during the closing of an eight-day meeting in the city which was aimed at empowering communities to tackle development challenges. […]

Graça Machel Visits Zambia

Graça Machel Visits Zambia

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Zambia announces the visit of one of the world’s leading advocates for women and children’s rights, Mrs. Graça Machel, to Zambia from the 20th to the 22nd June, 2017. During her three-day visit, Mrs. Machel is scheduled to meet with top Government officials, Members of Zambia’s National Assembly, […]

Africa Will Not Move Till Women Are In Charge – Graça Machel

Africa Will Not Move Till Women Are In Charge – Graça Machel

As a former first lady, and the wife of South Africa’s iconic leader Nelson Mandela, she has taken a leading role the economic liberation of women. The Citizen News Editor Esther Karin Mngodo met with Ms Machel to discuss the vision of one of Africa’s most revered women: How did WAA begin? We have recognisable […]

“Take Centre Stage” – Mrs Machel Tells Women

“Take Centre Stage” –  Mrs Machel Tells Women

Founder of the Grace Machel Trust , Mrs Graça Machel, has called on women in Africa to be united if they are to change the economic filed which is male dominated. Mrs Machel says there is need for women on the continent to take the centre stage and change the existing structures. She has said […]

Tanzania To Host Africa Women Forum

Tanzania To Host Africa Women Forum

The Graça Machel Trust has announced plans to launch a pan-African initiative that would increase the power of women to transform the continent economically and socially. The Trust will convene the first-ever Women Advancing Africa (WAA) Forum in 2017 to highlight the critical role that women play in shaping Africa’s development. The WAA Forum will […]

Network Aims to Promote African Women as ‘Gamechangers’

Network Aims to Promote African Women as ‘Gamechangers’

Woman journalists across Africa are being invited to join a network which aims to achieve better coverage of initiatives led by women and children and of the issues that affect them. The “Women in Media Network” is the brainchild of the civil society trust formed by Graça Machel, the advocate for women’s and children’s rights, […]