Civil Society Regional Movement Building
The EJA gathered civil society organisations and activists from Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Mauritius and South Africa at a Regional Capacity Building Workshop in Johannesburg in December 2018. The Regional Capacity Building Workshop aimed to increase Women’s Rights and LGBT civil society organisations engagement in legislative and policy reform. Discussions sought to identify and strengthen synergies between women’s rights and LGBT+ movements in Africa, to agree common advocacy priorities and strategies for legal and policy reform, and to build sustainable movements based on the experiences and efforts of the various of national and regional organisations present. National advocacy plans were created to focus on legal reform of discriminatory laws, equal protection for all and state accountability.