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  • August 11, 2014 (Huffington Post)
    SOUTH AFRICA: South African Women Need Mental Liberation It has been four months since the 14th of April -- the beginning of a life-changing horror story for almost 300 school girls in Nigeria. The recent kidnapping of these girls reminded me, the G(irls) 20 Summit delegate representing South Africa, of my position in the world as a woman, and made me grateful for the opportunities that I receive. While the conversation about women empowerment in other African countries is still about whether women deserve education or autonomy, women in South Africa have at least achieved legal equality for the most part.
  • August 11, 2014 (Awoko)
    SIERRA LEONE: NOW Seek Inputs Into UN Resolutions 1325 & 1820 Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of the United Nation Security Council Resolutions 1325 and 1820 Report for 2014.
  • August 7, 2014 (Just Security)
    GAZA: The Needle in the Haystack: Finding the Women, Peace and Security Norms in the Gaza Conflict Few, if any, legal rules concerning women have been invoked in the debates around competing narratives of the conflict. Is the omission surprising? Do these norms add to the legal and policy debates in any meaningful way? For those of us who attended the Global Summit on Sexual Violence in London in June
  • August 5, 2014 (Time)
    AFRICA: Advocates Seize on White House Africa Summit to Call for End to Child Marriage Activist groups called on African government officials to ban child marriage amid President Barack Obama's first U.S.-Africa summit Tuesday.
  • August 1, 2014 (Fast Company)
    INTERNATIONAL: How Male Allies Help the Gender Equality Movement Since the Seneca Falls Convention launched the women's rights movement in the United States 166 years ago, wise men have aided women in their pursuit of legal and economic inclusion.

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