2012 Annual African Women Parliamentarians’ Conference

Date of event: 4 October 2012 - 5 October 2012
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

The Multisectoral African Campaign Against Child ‘Marriage’ and Its Impact on Health and Development of Young Girls and Children is to be launched at the 2012 Annual African Women Parliamentarians Conference at the Pan African Parliament in Midrand, Johannesburg, on 4 October.

The theme for this event is "The Role of Parliamentarians in Promoting Maternal, Newborn and Child Health in Africa". The event is to be chaired by the Pan African Parliamentary Committees on Gender, Family, Youth; and Health, Labour and Social Affairs. Speakers include Bunmi Makinwa, UNFPA Africa Regional
Director, the Vice President of the Pan African Parliament, Deputy Regional Director of UNAIDS, Mbulawa Mugabe, UN Women's Regional Director for Southern Africa, Nomcebo Manzini, and Rotimi Sankore on Behalf of Africa Public Health Parliamentary Network, and Africa Coalition on Maternal Newborn and Child Health.

Draft programme for 2012 Annual African Women Parliamentarians Conference
Draft programme for Parliamentary Launch of Multisectoral African Campaign Against Child Marriage
2012 Reproductive and Sexual Health Scorecard