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  1. NAMIBIA: Strengthening Women's Political Participation

    “We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 219
  2. NAMIBIA: Violence May Undermine Progress on MDGs

    Windhoek — Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the greatest threats to achieving some of the United Nations M

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 047
  3. NAMIBIA: Namibian Women Missing On Rights

    WHILE Namibia has put in place a strong legal framework to address the various forms of gender-based violence and sex

    Tuesday, May 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 969
  4. NAMIBIA: Gender-Based Violence Strongly Condemned

    The Minister of Works and Transport, Erkki Nghi­mtina, has called on the youth to condemn acts of violence agains

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 152
  5. NAMIBIA: Namibia's Women Remain on the Fringes of Mainstream Politics

    Windhoek - Namibia's political parties have paid a lot of lip service and demonstrated lack of commitment to mainstre

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 125
  6. NAMIBIA: Violence Against Women Triggers Protest

    Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 096
  7. NAMIBIA: Women Should Unite - Pohamba

    Swapo's Women's Council (SPWC) has to continue the search for solutions to the challenges facing women and girls in N

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 807
  8. NAMIBIA: Rapists on the rampage

    The prominence of violent crime, especially murder and rape, in Namibia is a matter of grave concern to the Inspector

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 266
  9. NAMIBIA: Students Take Action to End Gender Violence on Campus

    University of Namibia students are participating in a range of activities to create awareness on the need to stamp ou

    Sunday, April 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 520
  10. NAMIBIA: Women Say 'Oil War' in Libya Must Stop

    The Namibia National Women's Organisation (Nanawo) has expressed serious concern over the Libyan situation and condem

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 531
  11. NAMIBIA: Pohamba Deplores Violence Against Women in 2010

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba has expressed grave concern about the escalating incidence of violent crime against vul

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 932
  12. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
  13. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  14. NAMIBIA: GBV Remains Under-Reported

    In Namibia, gender-based violence (GBV) has traditionally been regarded as a private matter and shrouded in a culture

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 728
  15. NAMIBIA: Pohamba Unhappy With Women Representation

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba is disappointed with the under-representation of women on his party list for the upcomi

    Wednesday, November 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 575
  16. NAMIBIA: Namibia Races to Cut Down Maternal Deaths

    An estimated half a million women die each year following complications during pregnancy and childbirth, a report lau

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 477
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  18. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Namibia

    Secretary General
    Madam Moderator
    Distinguished delegates
    Colleagues and Friends

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 935
  19. NAMIBIA: Pohamba Calls for Gender Equality

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba has called for a fair gender representation on the ruling Swapo Party's nomination list

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 134
  20. NAMIBIA: First Lady Calls for Stricter Laws to Deter Criminals

    Namibia's First Lady Penehupifo Pohamba has called for the enactment of stricter laws to deter criminals from harming

    Friday, August 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 841
  21. NAMIBIA: First Lady Calls on Namibian Women to Come Together to Deal with Domestic and Sexual Violence

    Namibia's First Lady has called on Namibian women to come together and put robust effort in place to deal with domest

    Thursday, August 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 824
  22. NAMIBIA: Rapists Prey on the Young

    NEARLY one out of every seven victims whose rape was reported by the Namibian Police in its daily crime bulletins las

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 756
  23. NAMIBIA: UN Takes Issue With Advert

    Globally, the media have embraced the understanding that freedom of expression and of opinion carries duties and obli

    Friday, July 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 568
  24. SUDAN: Unamid Welcomes First Contingent of Female Police Officers From Namibia

    An advance team for the first ever all-female contingent of police officers to UNAMID arrived in Khartoum from Namibi

    Wednesday, March 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 805
  25. AFRICA: Achieving Fifty Percent Women in Decision Making by 2015

    Gender activists from East and Southern Africa have expressed shock at the backward trends in the 50/50 campaign in r

    Friday, December 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 672
  26. NAMIBIA: Group Decries Poor Women Representation in New Namibian National Assembly

    The Women's Action for Development (WAD) has expressed disappointment in the reduction of women in the new National A

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 430
  27. NAMIBIA: 'Parties Totally Don't Care About Women's Rights'

    Gender activists foresee a drop in female parliamentarians after Namibia's general and presidential elections on Nove

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 512
  28. The Great Lakes Pact and the Rights of Displaced People: A Guide for Civil Society

    This Guide is intended to help readers understand the political, legal and institutional framework of the ICGLR.

    Monday, September 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 225
  29. Country / Region profile of: Namibia

    The Namibian Constitution provides for the equal treatment of women.

    Country/Region Profile612
  30. Namibian Women and Democracy: The 50/50 Campaign

    The Women's Environmental and Development Organisation is spearheading a local grassroots campaign to strengthen the

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 276
  31. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Evaluate Gender and Women's Rights programming at the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 444
  32. VIDEO: Women in Namibia Fight Back Against Forced Sterilization

    Hilma Nendongo went to a hospital outside the Namibian capital Windhoek to deliver her baby by caesarean section.

    Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 760
  33. NAMIBIA: 'My Rights As a Woman'

    At a Week long workshop held last week in Windhoek, Women's Action for Development (WAD) brought stakeholders up to d

    Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 398
  34. NAMIBIA: Fathers Should Be Role Models

    The White Ribbon Campaign Namibia Foundation has released a 15-step guide on how men and boys can make a difference i

    Monday, July 23, 2012 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 435
  35. National/Regional Action Plans100 820