Empowering Women



African Women’s Network was established in 2009 by a group of women’s organisations looking to support organisations working with African women to create a common voice to lobby for  positive change in addressing women’s issues.


Hackney African Forum (HaAFo) was formed to further or benefit the residents of London  and elsewhere in the UK, in particular but not exclusively the black  and ethnic communities, refugees and asylum seekers without distinction to sexual orientation, race or political,


Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need. Advocates and advocacy schemes work in partnership with the people they support and take their side. Advocacy promotes social inclusion, equality and social justice.



OPAM is committed to the promotion of the well being of African men and their dependants, and works towards relieving them of the harmful impact of HIV infection and STIs, by empowering them in culturally and linguistically appropriate ways. OPAM encourages self management initiatives among its members and advocates secondary prevention interventions to reduce onward transmission of HIV and STIs.



THT was one of the first charities to be set up in response to the HIV epidemic and has been at the forefront of the fight against HIV and AIDS ever since.



The AHPN is an alliance of African community-based organisations and their supporters working for fair policies for people living with HIV/AIDS in the UK, providing training, support, research and information. The AHPN is the only African organisation in the UK whose work is dedicated to policy, advocacy and representation at national level. Its major focus is on HIV and the sexual health of Africans in the UK.

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