“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Marching on Pretoria's Union Buildings in protest of marginalization and mistreatment under apartheid in 1956, 20,000
IT is both ironic and tragic that policy debates on the need to reform the security sector in post-conflict societies
For long Zimbabwean women have played second fiddle to their male counterparts in all spheres of life but a new const
Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a
Winning the endorsement of the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) is useful, but not critical.
President Jacob Zuma and MPs from across the political spectrum hailed Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma f
Activists attending the public hearings on the controversial Traditional Courts Bill in Parliament were shocked yeste
When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo
Since 2009, when current President Andry Rajoelina ousted then-president Marc Ravalomanana with the army's support, M
Even though a critical mass of women have ascended to leadership positions in scarce skills sectors such as the judic
He brushed it off as a family affair, she said.
National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective
The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent
In Mozambique, as in many countries, gender violence remains a guarded secret.
With sacrificing family resources to educate a girl child and a potential future leader still a big societal challeng
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who will be vying for the position of African Union (AU)
The first Angolan conference on Women and Domestic Violence will happen on July 3 in Luanda, under the leadership of
The MDC Women's Assembly has celebrated the resilience shown by women to fight off socio-economic hardships caused by
ZANU PF and the two main MDC parties have agreed controversial new plans to establish a bloated Parliament with close
The Minister of Works and Transport, Erkki Nghimtina, has called on the youth to condemn acts of violence agains
Earlier this morning I protested along with the Democratic Alliance Women's Network (DAWN) outside the Roodepoort Mag
Police union 'insulted' by Jacob Zuma's political appointment of ANC member and former social worker
Windhoek - Namibia's political parties have paid a lot of lip service and demonstrated lack of commitment to mainstre
It is only three months old.
Zimbabwean women involved in politics and civil society have warned against holding elections without creating a peac
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.
A small garage in Chitungwiza has become a centre of hope and rejuvenation for victims and perpetrators of gender bas
This report describes an alarming pattern of human rights violations by members of Angolan security forces against Co
Windhoek — About 100 people, of whom 56 were men, held a peaceful march to protest violence perpetrated against
“There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C
Seven children under the age of 14 were being raped in Soweto in a day.
The South African Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has called for Southern A
It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio
Joyce Banda, who has made history becoming Malawi's first female president and only the second woman to lead a countr
The experience of the Angolan women in politics must be utilised by other countries as they have made relevant progre
A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat
The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,
Swapo's Women's Council (SPWC) has to continue the search for solutions to the challenges facing women and girls in N
35-year-old woman walked through a field in northern Mozambique, near where a group of teenage boys were undergoing t
As we were growing up, we used to hear a story about Nigerian immigration that best illustrated corruption in Africa:
IT IS widely accepted that strategies aimed at ending violence against women have to focus on perpetrators and surviv
The bishops of Southern Africa have appointed Sister Hermenegild Makoro as the new Secretary- General of the Southern