Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union (ECOSOCC) Sectorial group on Women and Gender.

On 27 May, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) was elected to the position of Chair of the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union (ECOSOCC) Sectorial group on Women and Gender.

The Women and Gender Sectorial group advises the ECOSOCC President on gender and women's issues.

FAS was delighted to accepted the position on behalf of all members of the 'Gender is My Agenda Campaign' and would like to acknowledge the hard work and commitment of the GIMAC network, which has enabled this success.

On behalf of the network, FAS will use this opportunity to work in collaboration with African women's organisations across all levels to promote and integrate the issues of gender within the African Union.