SIHA Network

Negotiating change

The strategic initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa(SIHA Network) is one of organizations that aims to improve the situation of Women and girls in the greater Horn of Africa ,including Ethiopia ,through combating violence against Women and girls ,ending human trafficking ,challenging harmful social norms and religious dogma ,and by improving women’s economic empowerment and access to justice .

Ethiopian women Lawyers association has implemented a project from March 1, 2020- July 31, 2020 entitled negotiating   change-Addressing gender justice and empowering women’s human right defenders in the Horn of Africa, which is funded by Bread for the World. The objective of the project is identifying and strengthening grassroots women’s groups, which are interested in promotion of women’s rights. Through the grant received from SIHA, EWLA had strong media engagement in advocating women right in Ethiopia via mainstream media, Radio and publication. EWLA also organized the first National women Lawyers conference virtual platform.

Project Detail

Project TitleNegotiating change
Project lifetime (period)March 1, 2020- July 31, 2020

Ethiopian Woman Lawyers Association (EWLA) with multi trust fund administered by World Bank has implementing Ethiopian Social Accountability Program III, until February 2023