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  1. SOUTH AFRICA: Report: 90% Of South African Women Abused

    Marching on Pretoria's Union Buildings in protest of marginalization and mistreatment under apartheid in 1956, 20,000

    Thursday, December 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 685
  2. ZIMBABWE: Gender and security sector reform

    IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies

    Friday, November 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 611
  3. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Women Fight For Rights In New Constitution

    For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const

    Wednesday, October 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 584
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Don't Cry for Thuli Madonsela. She's Untouchable, and She Knows It.

    Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 532
  5. SOUTH AFRICA: Loyal Subjects - ANC Women's League (heart) Zuma

    Winning the endorsement of the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) is useful, but not critical.

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 466
  6. SOUTH AFRICA: President, MPs Applaud Dlamini Zuma in Send Off

    President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma f

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 360
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: Women told their comments on Traditional Courts Bill are not welcome

    Activists attending the public hearings on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill in Parliament were shocked yeste

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 406
  8. SOUTH AFRICA: What's A South African Woman To Do?

    When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo

    Tuesday, September 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 373
  9. MADAGASGAR: Peace and Reconciliation From Below - Women As Actors in the Transition Process

    Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 335
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: Public Protector Calls On Women to Play Their Part in Supporting and Strengthening Constitutional Democracy

    Even though a critical mass of women have ascended to leadership positions in scarce skills sectors such as the judic

    Monday, September 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 341
  11. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Tribal System Strips Rural Women of Rights

    He brushed it off as a family affair, she said.

    Sunday, August 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 252
  12. 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
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 253
  13. 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
  14. MOZAMBIQUE: To Victims of Sexual Violence - You Are Not Alone

    In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.

    Sunday, July 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 238
  15. ZIMBABWE: Empowering the Girl Child

    With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng

    Thursday, July 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 224
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. ANGOLA: Luanda Hosts Conference on Women and Domestic Violence

    The first Angolan conference on Women and Domestic Violence will happen on July 3 in Luanda, under the leadership of

    Monday, July 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 186
  19. ZIMBABWE: Women's Active Participation in National Issues Laudable

    The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 180
  20. 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
  21. NAMIBIA: Gender-Based Violence Strongly Condemned

    The Minister of Works and Transport, Erkki Nghi­mtina, has called on the youth to condemn acts of violence agains

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 152
  22. SOUTH AFRICA: Government Must Reinstate Special Rape Courts

    Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 160
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. ZIMBABWE: Her Zimbabwe- portal of a nation

    It is only three months old.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 126
  26. ZIMBABWE: Women Warn Against Early Polls

    Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac

    Friday, June 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 094
  27. 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
  28. ZIMBABWE: Healing the Wounds of Gender Based Violence

    A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 159
  29. REPORT: "If You Come Back We Will Kill You": Sexual Violence and other Abuses against Congolese Migrants during Expulsions from Angola

    This report describes an alarming pattern of human rights violations by members of Angolan security forces against Co

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 597
  30. NAMIBIA: Violence Against Women Triggers Protest

    Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against

    Monday, May 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 096
  31. 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
  32. SOUTH AFRICA: Still A Nation of Rapists 18 Years On

    Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.

    Thursday, April 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 025
  33. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Violence Against Women at 'Crisis' Levels

    The South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has called for Southern A

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 035
  34. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. ZIMBABWE: UN Slammed for 'Silence' on Zim political Rape

    The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 896
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  42. NAMIBIA: Women Should Unite - Pohamba

    Swapo's Women's Council (SPWC) has to continue the search for solutions to the challenges facing women and girls in N

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 807
  43. SOUTH AFRICA: Raping young South Africa

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 806
  44. MOZAMBIQUE: Woman, 35, Gang Raped in Mozambique

    35-year-old woman walked through a field in northern Mozambique, near where a group of teenage boys were undergoing t

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 809
  45. ZIMBABWE: Rape at the Border: How Immigration Officials Are Abusing Women in Zimbabwe

    As we were growing up, we used to hear a story about Nigerian immigration that best illustrated corruption in Africa:

    Wednesday, February 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 775
  46. SOUTH AFRICA: What's Love Got to Do With It?

    IT IS widely accepted that strategies aimed at ending violence against women have to focus on perpetrators and surviv

    Tuesday, February 7, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 804
  47. SOUTH AFRICA: The Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference Appoints a Woman as New Secretary-General

    The bishops of Southern Africa have appointed Sister Hermenegild Makoro as the new Secretary- General of the Southern

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 678