The overall objective of WAWA-AFAO is to mobiles women from all the 16 ECOWAS countries around the problem of African economic integration through real consideration of gender issue in dealing with African women’s concerns. However, the specific objectives of WAWA are built around the following issues, which are key factors in promoting the economic status of women/youth in Africa. This will include developing sectoral programs around the following areas:

    • Capacity Building of Women and Youths.
    • Income-generating activities and fight against poverty.
    • Health.
    • Education and Functional literacy.
    • Peace and Security.
    • ICT.
    • Environment and Climate Change
    • Leadership in Gender and Good Governance.
    • Agriculture and Food.
    • Market Access.
    • Access to water and energy.