* We, Women Mayors and Locally Elected of Cities and Local Governments of Africa, representing the REFELA Network, gathered in Rabat, on the occasion of the official launch of the 8th edition of the Africities Summit, scheduled for Marrakech, November 20-24 2018;
* Confronted in our functions as Elected to different forms of violence in our cities and territories;
* We call on Cities and Communes to engage and mobilize to and with REFELA to fight and eradicate all cases of violence against women and girls and make it a local priority./.
Done in Rabat, 16 May 2018
The President of REFELA
Célestine Ketcha Courtès, on behalf of all the Women Mayors and Locally Elected of Africa