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  1. South Africa: Legal Aid in Fight Against Women and Child Abuse

    Vulnerable women seeking advice and assistance at the Randburg Magistrate's Court during the 16 Days of Activism for

    Monday, December 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 499
  2. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Guest Column: Running Out of Time on Violence

    This year marks the 20th anniversary of the global 16 days of activism on gender violence campaign, and a decade of t

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 466
  3. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  4. MOZAMBIQUE: UNICEF and partners focus on the prevention of sexual abuse against girls in Mozambique

    When Linda*, 16, entered into an agreement with her well respected 40-year-old teacher to exchange sex for good grade

    Thursday, October 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 334
  5. SOUTH AFRICA: More Dangerous to Be a Woman than a Soldier

    African women who bear the brunt of the continent's conflicts now demand to play a defining role in peacekeeping.

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 294
  6. ZIMBABWE: The Word on Women - Defending Women's Human Rights In Zimbabwe: Examining The Complexities

    Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) in Zimbabwe are routinely arrested, unlawfully detained and subjected to ill-tre

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 295
  7. 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
  8. AFRICA: Breaking the Silence in Ritual Killings

    Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 259
  9. Zimbabwe: Criminalize Political Violence against Women, RAU

    The Research Advocacy Unit (RAU) has attacked government for failing to enact laws that criminalise politically-motiv

    Thursday, September 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 156
  10. INTERNATIONAL: No Peace Until Women Are Respected

    Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 201
  11. SOUTH AFRICA:Changing the Language of Prejudice

    South Africa has been referred to as the global capital of rape.

    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 925
  12. ZIMBABWE: Elections in 2011 Would Be Catastrophic

    Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 867
  13. ZIMBABWE: Police Beat WOZA Protesters

    Members from the Women of Zimbabwe of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) were indiscriminately beaten by police in Bulawayo yester

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 769
  14. SOUTH AFRICA: Activists Call For Retaliation Against Corrective Rape in South Africa

    Although South Africa is the fifth country in the world, and the first in Africa, to legalize gay marriage, it hasn't

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 722
  15. SOUTH AFRICA: Task Force to Fight 'Corrective Rape' of Lesbians

    South African law enforcement officials today said a new task force will be formed to address crimes against homosexu

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 704
  16. ZIMBABWE: Youth Service Source of Women's Abuse

    The introduction of the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) in 2001 saw an upsurge in politically motivated rape

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 631
  17. ZAMBIA: Zambia, UNHCR Reiterate Commitment To Empower Women Refugees

    The Zambian government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have reiterated their commitment

    Monday, April 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 611
  18. 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
  19. SOUTH AFRICA: Digital Rape Campaign Reaches South Africa's Top Leaders

    More than a year before Ndumie Funda was finally able to get on the internet, she set up a women's shelter in her hom

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 221
  20. ZIMBABWE: Rape - Perspectives and Realities

    There would you go for assistance if you were the victim of rape?

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 208
  21. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Prompts World to do More for Abused Women

    South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 983
  22. ZIMBABWE: Govt Must Get Serious About Prosecuting Rapists – Doctors

    There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 962
  23. SOUTHERN AFRICA: UN Backs Effots Against Gender-Based Violence in Southern Africa

    In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 955
  24. 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
  25. DRC/ANGOLA: Police Stop Three Rape Attempts on DRC Border

    Three alleged rape attempts were stopped by the border police in the northern Zaire province between the border of An

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 901