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  1. Launch Of SOAWR Website

    Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
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  2. 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
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  3. The South African 50/50 by 2005 Campaign

    The South African 50/50 by 2005 campaign was launched by GAP to achieve an equal representation of women in governmen

    Saturday, March 6, 2004 - 19:00
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  4. Women's Month in South Africa

    August has been set aside as Women's Month to celebrate and commemorate the contribution of women to the stru

    Thursday, August 5, 2004 - 20:00
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  5. Take Action: Witness and Zimbabwean Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU):

    In 2008, political violence erupted throughout Zimbabwe as a result of highly contested national elections.

    Friday, July 31, 2009 - 20:00
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  6. Zimbabwe Women's Voices Blog: Perspectives on the Constitution Reform Process

    This blog is aimed at providing Zimbabwean women, local and abroad, a ‘space' to voice their perspectives on th

    Wednesday, December 31, 2008 - 19:00
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  7. YWCA Initiatives on Zimbabwe

    Dear Colleagues and Friends,

    Monday, December 31, 2007 - 19:00
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  8. Urgent Appeal for Solidarity by Zimbabwean Women to African Women and Women All Over the World

    On March 29,2009 Zimbabwe went to the polls to elect its next government until 2013.

    Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 20:00
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  9. Support For Women in Zimbabwe who Refuse to be Intimadated

    Since Valentine's Day 2003, women belonging to the human rights organization Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been

    Wednesday, December 31, 2003 - 19:00
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  10. Campaign Against Post-Election Sexual Violence

    A 23-year old woman was captured by government youth militia in north-eastern Zimbabwe and dragged to their camp near

    Monday, December 31, 2001 - 19:00
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  11. World YWCA on Facebook World YWCA on Twitter Women and Young Women Re-energize Zimbabwe's Global Political Agreement

    Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 20:00
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  12. PODCAST: In Women's Words--Mind over Matter

    IPS Podcast featuring the following reports:

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 20:00
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  13. 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
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  14. BLOG: Millions are Left Behind

    The majority of Africans are not benefiting from the continent's economic recovery women and child rights activist Gr

    Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 20:00
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  15. VIDEO: UNICEF Supports Revitalized Health Service in Post-Conflict Angola

    Nursing in war and peace
    Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 19:00
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  16. FESTIVAL: Women Empowerment in Zimbabwe

    Women's empowerment can not simply be defined in one way, and can take on many different shapes and forms.

    Saturday, November 13, 2010 - 19:00
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  17. EVENT: Creating DMZ's- Everyone's Responsibility

    “Creating DMZs – Everyone's Responsibility”

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
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  18. 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
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  19. MEETING: Angola: Female Journalists Discuss Gender, Governance

    A seminar on Gender and Governance is taking place since Tuesday in Ndalatando city, northern Kuanza Norte province.

    Monday, November 29, 2010 - 19:00
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  20. BLOG: Gender-Based Violence: Emptying the Meaning of Peace and Democracy

    This year 2010 marks the celebration of 15 years of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action; 10 years si

    Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 19:00
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  21. CAMPAIGN: Breakthrough! Anti-Rape Campaign Enters the National Conversation in South Africa

    Almost a year ago bloggers Alex DiBranco and Mike Jones started covering the South African phenomenon of &

    Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 19:00
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  22. COMMENTt: Govt Must Subsidise Maternity Costs

    There is need for government to prioritise health issues concerning safe motherhood if Zimbabwe is to realise the goa

    Monday, January 10, 2011 - 19:00
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  23. OPINION: Maybe Together We Women Can Make a Difference…

    Living in Zimbabwe as a woman I feel completely disempowered to do anything about the political situation and the eff

    Monday, April 25, 2011 - 20:00
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  24. ZIMBABWE: We Need More Women in Politics

    Opinion: A few years ago, Liberia made a giant step towards women empowerment by voting for the continent's first fem

    Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 20:00
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  25. ANGOLA: Minister Suggests Massive Women's Entry Into Schools

    Kuito — The minister of Mass Media, Carolina Cerqueira, Wednesday in in Kuito, central Bie province, called on

    Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 20:00
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  26. 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
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  27. ZIMBABWE: Women of Zimbabwe tell Their Stories

    In 1990 a few women writers formed Zimbabwe Women Writers (ZWW) to promote women's writings in the country.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 20:00
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  28. 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
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  29. AFRICA: Religious Leaders Pledge Support in Fight Against Domestic Violence

    A new multi-faith initiative, Ubuntu in the Home, aims to harness the power and influence of South African religious

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 20:00
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  30. Gender Activism Website Provides Much-Needed Platform for Zimbabweans Globally

    Fungai Machirori seems wise beyond her 28 years.

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 20:00
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  31. SOUTH AFRICA: Women's Day - Justice Department Continues to Fail Survivors of Sexual Violence

    The long-awaited report on the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act, tabled in Parliament last week, has shown t

    Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 20:00
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  32. BLOG: South Africa, Will the Pistorius Case Change South Africa?

    Sometimes a murder manages to shine a light on a particular problem.

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 19:00
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  33. BLOG: ZIMBABWE: Women's Vote Critical in Any Election

    Whoever captures the majority of the women's vote in any election, is guaranteed the right exercise power in a democr

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 19:00
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  34. CONFERENCE/MEETING: A Thought-Provoking Talk to Celebrate South Africa's Women's Day in London

    Every year on 9 August we celebrate Women's Day in South Africa, a public holiday that pays homage to the women of ou

    Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 20:00
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  35. INITIATIVE: South Africa: Women Are Revolutionaries

    Grahamstown — Tomorrow we celebrate Women's Day by commemorating the 20 000 women of 9 August 1956.

    Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 20:00
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