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  1. Power, Empowerment and Violence against Women, Study Violence as backlash against womens activism

    How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe

    Monday, September 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 077
  2. SOUTH SUDAN: Kiir Makes New Changes, Appoints More Women Ministers

    Juba — South Sudan president, Salva Kiir unexpectedly reversed an earlier order, appointing five ministers and

    Monday, August 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 040
  3. SOUTH SUDAN: Empowering Women in South Sudan

    A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.

    Thursday, July 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 023
  4. SOMALIA: Malala Yousefzai Inspires Girls' Education Activists in Somalia

    The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi

    Tuesday, July 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 020
  5. SOMALIA: Somali Government Drafts Bill to Protect Women's Rights

    The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co

    Monday, July 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 016
  6. KENYA: Give Kenya Women Bigger Role in Political Parties

    Women representation in the management of political parties in Kenya is still low regardless of the threshold spelt o

    Saturday, June 15, 2013
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  7. DARFUR: North Darfur Exerting Efforts to Empower Rural Women

    North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal

    Friday, June 7, 2013
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  8. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Official Urges Key Role for Women in Drafting New Constitution

    Women must play a greater role in South Sudan's political life, from drawing up the country's constitution to transla

    Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 957
  9. KENYA: Uhuru to Appoint 8 Women in Cabinet

    PRESIDENT-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto want to have at least one woman from each of Kenya's eight

    Friday, April 5, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 913
  10. KENYA: Women Elected to One-Fifth of Seats during Kenyan Elections

    With the focus of local and international media on Kenya's ability to maintain peace and stability, improvements in w

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 918
  11. KENYA: Central Kenya elects highest number of women to Parliament

    Some 16 women have been elected as Members of the National Assembly in this year's General Election.

    Sunday, March 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 866
  12. KENYA: Kenya Women Fail to Win Elective Positions

    Kenyan women failed to win more elective positions in the just concluded general elections, with no woman candidate w

    Sunday, March 10, 2013
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  13. ETHIOPIA: First Assembly of the Ethiopian Women's Federation Held in Adama

    The first assembly of Ethiopian Women's Federation was held in Adama, in Oromia Regional State at the weekend.

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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  14. ETHIOPIA: Ethiopian Women's Federation Holds First Conference

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Demeke Mekonnen said women have significantly contributed in the effo

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 830
  15. KENYA: Women Candidates in Mombasa, Kenya Debate Platforms

    The Kenyan constitution of 2010 requires that a women's representative be elected in each of Kenya's 47 counties duri

    Friday, February 22, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 819
  16. SOUTH SUDAN: Warrap Parliamentary Caucus Calls for Protection of Women

    A women's parliamentary caucus in South Sudan's border state of Warrap has called for enactment of laws which upholds

    Saturday, February 16, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 804
  17. SUDAN / SOUTH SUDAN: Women as Peacemakers in Sudan and South Sudan

    When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe

    Monday, February 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 799
  18. SUDAN: Role of Women in Peace, Political Process Focus on Darfur-Wide Forums

    A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 787
  19. SOMALIA: Somali Women Seek a Brighter Future in Mogadishu

    With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda

    Sunday, January 27, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 736
  20. SUDAN: Women in Sudan and South Sudan Come Together to Promote Peace

    Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer

    Saturday, January 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 760
  21. SOMALIA: Somalia Appoints First Ever Women to Ministerial Position

    The appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Somalia was a b

    Sunday, January 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 729
  22. UGANDA: For Uganda's Youngest MP Age Not A Deterrent, But Sexism Is

    She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou

    Wednesday, January 9, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 711