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  1. Zimbabwe Lawyers say Police Breach New Constitution, disperse Women Activists, ban Peace March

    The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab

    Friday, September 20, 2013
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  2. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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  3. 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
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  4. ZIMBABWE: Women Forced to Flee Their Homes for Refusing to Reveal Their Vote

    Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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  5. SOUTH AFRICA: Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela Encourages Women to Take Charge Regardless of Their Positions

    Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela has urged women to take a leading role in their various respective responsi

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
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  6. 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
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  7. SOUTH AFRICA and MALAWI: Africa's Women of Power

    Across the world, women make up about half the population yet they never come close to holding 50 percent of the posi

    Friday, May 17, 2013
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  8. ANGOLA: Angola Defence Minister Praises Women's Role, Determination

    Angola's National Defence minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, on Thursday here praised the determination and ro

    Friday, March 29, 2013
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  9. SOUTH AFRICA: 3 Women Killed a Day in World's Worst Gender Violence

    Reeva Steenkamp, the model and law graduate shot and killed by Oscar Pistorius, was statistically just one of three w

    Friday, March 8, 2013
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  10. SOUTH AFRICA: 57,000 South Africans Call on President Zuma to Pledge R10 Billion to End Violence Against Women in SA Budget

    In a protest action organised by and Sonke Gender Justice Network, gender equality activists from across Ca

    Monday, February 25, 2013
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  11. SOUTH AFRICA: South African Gang-Rape Murder Angers ANC Women

    The death of a 17-year-old girl in South Africa after she was gang raped has been condemned by female politicians of

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
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  12. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe May Be First To Legislate 50% Female Parliament

    Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in

    Monday, January 28, 2013
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