Young African women played an important role in the “African Women’s Decade”, including through a gathering of women activist in Accra, Ghana for the Regional Consultation and Training on Gender, Economic and Environmental Justice. As part of the 5 year anniversary of the Maputo Protocol around women’s rights, the women participants issues a statement raising calls for inclusion of sexual rights, and urged the national legislations to adopt inclusive and sustainable strategies to prevent climate change. Lastly, they demanded from different governments to ensure women’s right to land and property, and end discriminatory practices and laws around land rights.