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  1. ANGOLA: Women Exhorted to Participate in Electoral Process

    National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective

    Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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  3. SOUTH SUDAN: Independence not Providing Dividends for Women in South Sudan

    Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar

    Thursday, July 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 251
  4. ZIMBABWE: 2012 Historic for African Women Leadership

    The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent

    Monday, July 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 239
  5. South African Elected First Female AU Commission Head

    South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected on Sunday to become the first female head of t

    Sunday, July 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 211
  6. ZIMBABWE: Woman who Took on Security Men and Won

    SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 190
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: Dlamini-Zuma 'Ready to Lead AU'

    South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who will be vying for the position of African Union (AU)

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 200
  8. LIBYA: Libya's New Women Politicians Seize Chance in Vote

    Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 198
  9. LIBYA: Equal Participation of Women Vital for Building New Libya, Says UN Envoy

    The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 173
  10. ZIMBABWE: Bloated Parliament to Accommodate Women

    ZANU PF and the two main MDC parties have agreed controversial new plans to establish a bloated Parliament with close

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 167
  11. RWANDA: Vulnerable Women Acquire Life Skills

    At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours

    Monday, June 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 170
  12. The Revolution and the Emancipation of Women: A Reflection on Sankara's Speech, 25 Years Later

    I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac

    Friday, June 22, 2012
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  13. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Corruption-Tainted Police Force gets First Female Chief

    Police union 'insulted' by Jacob Zuma's political appointment of ANC member and former social worker

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 129
  14. ALGERIA: Arab World Gets a New Trailblazer for Women in Politics

    Now that Algeria has the largest proportion of women lawmakers in the Arab world, workmen at the national assembly bu

    Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 130
  15. NAMIBIA: Namibia's Women Remain on the Fringes of Mainstream Politics

    Windhoek - Namibia's political parties have paid a lot of lip service and demonstrated lack of commitment to mainstre

    Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 125
  16. RWANDA: Where Are Women Leaders?

    A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 093
  17. SOUTH AFRICA: President Zuma Appoints Commissioners for Gender Equality

    Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 116
  18. EGYPT: Egyptian Women Feel Excluded, Despite the Promise of the Revolution

    After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 052
  19. LIBYA: Libyan Women Hope for Gains in Elections

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    Friday, May 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 057
  20. ALGERIA: Increase of Women in Parliament is a Step Towards Gender Equity in Algeria

    The head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today welcomed the increase in women's repr

    Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 048
  21. SOMALIA: Somali Draft Constitution Includes Women in Country's Affairs

    After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 045
  22. ZIMBABWE: Women Activists Call for Aggressive Outreach to UN Bodies

    “There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C

    Saturday, May 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 051
  23. EGYPT: Egypt's Women Keep Showing Power in Protest

    Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P

    Friday, May 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 063
  24. SIERRA LEONE: National Democratic Institute Schools Female Politicians

    Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo

    Tuesday, May 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 031
  25. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
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  27. DRC: A Fashion Show Featuring Women Living with HIV

    This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 010
  28. ZIMBABWE: A New Coalition Takes the Lead on Women's Constitutional Rights in Zimbabwe

    Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 022
  29. ZIMBABWE: Gender Activists Head for South Africa

    They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 020
  30. NORTH AFRICA: Was the Arab Spring a Step Backward for Women?

    A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 012
  31. MALAWI: Joyce Banda: Malawi's First Female President

    Joyce Banda, who has made history becoming Malawi's first female president and only the second woman to lead a countr

    Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 011
  32. MALI: Women in the Capital Bamako Call for Peace and National Unity

    Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr

    Sunday, April 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 971
  33. ANGOLA: Unesco Director Highlights Women Participation in Politics

    The experience of the Angolan women in politics must be utilised by other countries as they have made relevant progre

    Friday, April 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 983
  34. DRC: Reducing Gender Based Violence in DRC through Behaviour Change Strategies

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 956
  35. EAST AFRICA: The Role of African Women in Post-Conflict Peace building

    Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 968
  36. LIBERIA: MRU CSOs Urged To Unite For 30% Women Quota

    The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 972
  37. GHANA: Ghana Gets Commendation for Providing 28% of UN Peacekeeping Policewomen

    “I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 967
  38. GHANA: Young Women Urged to Join Election 2012 Peace Crusade

    The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.

    Monday, March 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 943
  39. SOUTH SUDAN: The Role of Women in Nation-building in South Sudan

    It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.

    Thursday, March 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 940
  40. LIBERIA: Nearly Hundred Liberian Women Participated in CMI's Consultations

    To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 941
  41. GHANA: More Room for Improvement On Gender Equality and Empowerment

    The adoption of the United Nation Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security by internatio

    Tuesday, March 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 913
  42. ZIMBABWE: Masaiti: Curse of the Woman Politician

    A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 926
  43. SIERRA LEONE: Legislative Quotas - a Solution to Voter Sexism??

    Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.

    Friday, March 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 942
  44. SIERRA LEONE: Women Call for Gender Equality

    As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 934
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  46. MIDDLE EAST: Quota, What Quota? How Parliaments Lack Female Touch in Arab Region

    Across the Middle East, countries are witnessing parliamentary changes under newly-installed governments which have b

    Monday, March 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 873
  47. SOMALIA: Somali Women Fear They Will Be Left Out of Negotiations

    Representatives from more than 40 governments are meeting in London today to discuss the future of Somalia and its tr

    Thursday, February 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 880
  48. Africa: Is the AU's Women's Decade a Pipedream?

    The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 869
  49. ETHIOPIA: Race to Empower Women in Addis Next Month

    The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.

    Monday, February 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 865
  50. SOMALIA: Somali Women Say "Consider Us for the Country's Leadership"

    As Somalia's transitional government and various stakeholders meet Wednesday to discuss the inclusion of the country'

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 840

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