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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. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Activists Take a Stand

    Seventeen young women arrived in Durban to ensure that decisions made at the 17th Conference of the Parties on climat

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 458
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. SWAZILAND: Cabinet Has Approved the Following

    Ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and People's Rights of Women in Africa, 2003

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 497
  9. 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
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Equality Reform in South Africa Beset By Delays

    In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.

    Friday, September 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 268
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. ZIMBABWE : Democracy in the Eyes of Women in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is a fragile state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 135
  15. 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
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  17. SOUTH AFRICA:Speed Up Women Empowerment, Says Xingwana

    Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has reiterated the need for extra measures

    Tuesday, June 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 884
  18. 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
  19. SOUTH AFRICA: The President's Promise on Female Appointees

    By next week, Goodluck Jonathan would have assumed a fresh presidency that is completely his, and one of his first jo

    Thursday, May 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 840
  20. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Candidates Struggle in Local Government Elections

    Political parties should be forced, through changes in legislation, to bring more women into government.

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 839
  21. SOUTH AFRICA: Women's Issues Missing from Election Manifestos

    Come rain or shine, single mother of five, Sylvia Mathebula,* can be found selling fruit and cigarettes at the roadsi

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 771
  22. ANGOLA: Cplp Reaffirms International Commitment to Women Rights

    The ministers in charge of gender equality in the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP) Wednesday in Luanda, reaffirme

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 767
  23. 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
  24. ANGOLA: CPLP Experts Prepare Documents for Approval

    The experts from various countries are preparing as from Tuesday in Luanda the documents to be discussed and approved

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 721
  25. 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
  26. SOUTH AFRICA: Call for Quotas on Female Representation

    Chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula called on Friday for a quota system to improve women's representation in the pu

    Friday, May 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 705
  27. 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
  28. SOUTHERN AFRICA: State for Women's Rights

    President Banda says Zambia is committed to domesticating international instruments on the rights of women and childr

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 666
  29. ZIMBABWE: Gender Plans Lack Political Will

    Zimbabwe has signed key international and regional instruments designed to empower women and eliminate discrimination

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 665
  30. 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
  31. ZIMBABWE: Women in Media Call for More Recognition

    The Federation of African Media Women in Zimbabwe (FAMWZ) says there is lack of gender sensitivity in Zimbabwean medi

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 607
  32. 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
  33. ZIMBABWE: Women Take Centre Stage in Politics, Peace-Building, Business

    More than 100 female business and political leaders gathered in Harare for a three-day international conference on &q

    Friday, April 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 594
  34. ZIMBABWE: African Women Meet Over Gender Equality, Empowerment

    African women from more than 12 countries in the region will from today meet in Harare and deliberate on ways to acce

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 568
  35. 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
  36. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Justice Calls for more Women in Power

    As a number of Southern African countries prepare for local and national elections, the second annual Gender Justice

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 483
  37. ZIMBABWE: Amnesty Calls Police to Account

    International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 530
  38. ZIMBABWE: Backlash Against Women in Politics

    "Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 535
  39. NAMIBIA: Women Say 'Oil War' in Libya Must Stop

    The Namibia National Women's Organisation (Nanawo) has expressed serious concern over the Libyan situation and condem

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 531
  40. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Continue to be Marginalised: Zuma

    Black women continued to be marginalised despite South Africa's Constitution being among the most progressive in the

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 537
  41. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwean Police Break Up Intn'l Women's Day Observances in Bulawayo

    Police in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, disrupted meetings and marches observing International Women's Day, detaining a speaker

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 536
  42. Women and Law Enforcement in Zimbabwe

    The women of Zimbabwe have had varying experiences with national law enforcement agencies and many of them are unplea

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 333
  43. AFRICA: What About Tweeting for Gender Justice?

    A few weeks ago there was a revolution in Tunisia.

    Wednesday, February 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 252
  44. 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
  45. ZIMBABWE: Harare Police Attempt to Block Women of Zimbabwe Arise Demonstration

    Police in Harare on Tuesday tried to block a peaceful demonstration by pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA),

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 257
  46. ANGOLA: Ruling Party Guarantees Women's Emancipation And Promotion

    The secretary general of the ruling MPLA party, Julião Mateus Paulo "Dino Matross, asserted on Saturday h

    Sunday, February 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 259
  47. 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
  48. SOUTH AFRICA: News Reports Still Not Gender Sensitive-Gender Links

    Media in Southern Africa still has a long way to go towards gender sensitive reporting in newsrooms, a study by Gende

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 163
  49. ANGOLA: African Women Defend Respect for their Rights at AU Summit

    The African women's movement, Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, submitted to the 16th African Union (AU) summit, a pr

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 117
  50. ZIMBABWE: Women Fail to Register as Voters

    Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o

    Thursday, January 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 115

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