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Voices of African Mothers (VAM)Voices of African Mothers (VAM)
Copied from www.vamothers.org Mission: VAM works to establish a peaceful African continent by using the methods of conflict resolution and diplomacy. We seek to identify the causes of ethnic, religious and inter-communal conflict and to find practica... Read more
VAM works to establish a peaceful African continent by using the methods of conflict resolution and diplomacy. We seek to identify the causes of ethnic, religious and inter-communal conflict and to find practical and civil ways to mediate prevent and limit such conflict.
VAM is a 501(c)3 Organization VAM is an NGO in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC
VAM wants women and future generations to possess a full range of educational opportunities to attain economic empowerment and to become decision-making leaders in the countries of Africa.
Develop local leadership for conflict prevention, conflict resolution, post-conflict reconciliation, and the promotion of peace in general within families, communities, and the nation's of Africa.
Strengthen locally generated peace-building activities by raising the voices of underprivileged minorities.
Promote equality and justice in Africa by transforming unjust institutions and social practices.
Promote equal education for all children, literacy education for illiterate women and to encourage higher education.
Promote the economic empowerment of women and produce resources that are appropriate for women's needs through vocational training and business skills.
Provide health education in the areas of preventive health care, nutrition, hygiene, safe sex, prevention of adolescent pregnancy, family planning, midwifery, HIV/Aids, malaria and other diseases.
Teach organic farming methods for high yield crops in limited spaces.
Organize workshops, seminars, and conferences with the aim of educating as well as providing a venue to share information and experiences.
Develop partnerships with men's organizations to facilitate change in gender inequality and curtail gender violence.
Develop partnerships with other NGO's, governmental programs and civic organizations.
Promote global consciousness and ecological stewardship.