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  1. SOUTHERN AFRICA: SADC Unlikely to Achieve Gender Targets

    The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights-based appro

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 472
  2. SOUTH AFRICA: Let's Fight Abuse Together

    Everywhere I go there is a palpable sense of anger and sadness at the recent spate of abuse and killing of women and

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 470
  3. ETHIOPIA: UNDP Ethiopia Announces Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship

    "The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for E

    Friday, August 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 467
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: South African Women Need Mental Liberation

    It has been four months since the 14th of April -- the beginning of a life-changing horror story for almost 300 schoo

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 464
  5. SIERRA LEONE: NOW Seek Inputs Into UN Resolutions 1325 & 1820

    Women groups and Civil Society Organisations have made their inputs into the Sierra Leone in-country monitoring of th

    Monday, August 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 465
  6. AFRICA: Advocates Seize on White House Africa Summit to Call for End to Child Marriage

    Activist groups called on African government officials to ban child marriage amid President Barack Obama's first U.S.

    Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 458
  7. ZIMBABWE: Women Most Affected By Gender Bias

    The Sadc Protocol on Gender and Development is a perfect instrument that needs to implemented by all member States to

    Friday, August 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 455
  8. SOUTH AFRICA: National Women's Month Launched

    Minister in the Presidency responsible for Women, Susan Shabangu has launched the 2014 National Women's Month program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 454
  9. ANGOLA: Africa Marks Women's Day On July 31

    Africa will celebrate on 31 July the African Women?s Day, which was declared by the African Union after the first Pan

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 452
  10. SOMALIA: Somali Women 'Untapped Resource' in Fight Against al-Shabaab

    For years women in Mogadishu have been on the side-lines in the fight against al-Shabaab, but more recently they have

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 450
  11. NIGERIA: Women's Right: From Battle To Peace Table

    The Convention on the Elimination of Violence against Women is still missing, but progress on other dimensions of thi

    Thursday, July 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 449
  12. ANGOLA: Listening to Rural Women Problems Indicates Promotion of Human Rights

    The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 446
  13. LIBERIA: UN, Liberia Shining Light On Ending Violence Against Women

    On Tuesday July, 15, 2014, two of the United Nations System Agencies, the Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) an

    Thursday, July 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 388
  14. EGYPT: Egypt Court Jails Seven For Life Over Sexual Assaults

    A court in Egypt has sentenced seven men to life in prison and two others to 20 years for sexual assaulting women las

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 439
  15. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 425
  16. SOMALIA: Somali Ministry of Women Launches Training On Gender-Based Violence

    Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund and United Nations

    Monday, July 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 434
  17. AFRICA: Global Consultation to Advance a Transformative Women, Peace and Security Agenda

    With the 15th anniversary of UN Security Council Resolution 1325 around the corner, the Women Peacemakers Program (WP

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 421
  18. LIBYA: Libyan Women's Rights Advocate Salwa Abugaigis Assassinated

    Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city

    Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 411
  19. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: UN Official Urges Strong Action to Protect Women, Girls

    24 June 2014 – With women and girls in Central African Republic (CAR) falling prey to a raft of “terrifyi

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 409
  20. NIGERIA: Why Were Women's Groups Excluded from Meeting on Nigerian Security?

    I sat in the glittery closing plenary of last week's global summit to end sexual violence in conflict in London, tire

    Friday, June 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 398
  21. GHANA: Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of UNSCR 1325 Underway

    A three-day training workshop on the monitoring and evaluation of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR)

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 382
  22. ANGOLA: Family Ministry Action Plan to Promote Greater Gender Equality

    Luanda — The Action Plan for the Implementation of the National Policy for Gender Equality and Equity (PNIEG) o

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 383
  23. GAMBIA: Gambia Launches UN SC Resolution on Women

    The government of The Gambia through the Office of the Vice President and Ministry of Women Affairs on Friday launche

    Monday, June 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 339
  24. SOUTH SUDAN: Women's Leaders in South Sudan Call on Rivals to Implement Ceasefire

    May 13, 2014 (JUBA) – The leaders of a South Sudanese women's group have called on the government and rebels to

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 325
  25. NIGERIA: Coalition Calls for Release of Abducted Schoolgirls

    A coalition of civil society groups, human rights activists and other good spirited Nigerians led by Women for Peace

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 303
  26. NIGERIA: Women Affairs Minister Commits to Peace and Security

    The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina has reiterated the commitment of the Present Admin

    Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 283
  27. SOUTH SUDAN: UN Event Spotlights Women of South Sudan as Partners of Peace

    The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 278
  28. LIBERIA: One Billion Rising for Justice in Liberia

    "Violence against women, violence against our mothers and sisters has reached an unacceptable level and we all m

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 268
  29. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Bear Brunt of South Sudan Conflict, UN Official Says

    The head of the U.N.

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 237
  30. SIERRA LEONE: For GBV Women Demand Justice in Sierra Leone

    The women of Port Loko District on Valentine's Day celebrated the first One Billion rising in Africa V-Day on the the

    Wednesday, February 19, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 262
  31. LIBERIA: Unicef Boss Warns against Violence

    The Country Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr.

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 239
  32. LIBERIA: DRC opens Women's Centre in Liberia

    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

    Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 236
  33. ETHIOPIA: Living in fear of a misguided prejudice

    Longstanding cultural norms make life hard for many women in Addis Ababa, including deep-seated chauvinism that is ap

    Saturday, February 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 228
  34. AFRICA: "The Future Young African Women and Girls Want" Statement Delivered During The 22nd African Union Summit

    The young women and girls from Africa have spoken.

    Friday, January 31, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 227
  35. EGYPT: Egypt's Shame : Why Violence Against Women Has Soared After Mubarak

    In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo

    Monday, January 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 217
  36. NAMIBIA: Strengthening Women's Political Participation

    “We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.

    Friday, January 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 219
  37. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe Makes Progress On Gender, Misses Regional Target

    Zimbabwe has made significant strides in gender equality but still lags behind on key indicators, according to the la

    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 201
  38. SIERRA LEONE: SLPP MP Calls for More Women in Parliament

    Female opposition lawmaker, Hon.

    Thursday, January 23, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 218
  39. SOMALIA: Reports of sexual exploitation and abuse by AMISOM increased

    In its annual report, the Human Rights Watch organization released on Tuesday blasts that Women and girls in Somalia

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 202
  40. SOMALIA: Amisom Commends Enduring Role of Women in Somalia

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif

    Wednesday, January 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 214
  41. DRC: Victimized twice: DRC women rebound after war, rape

    Living in the lush mountainous region in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Wivine Mwbawa would spend hours ea

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 205
  42. CAR: Woman Chosen to Lead Central African Republic Out of Mayhem

    Cheers broke out in the National Assembly building here on Monday as representatives chose the mayor of this beleague

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 209
  43. SOUTH SUDAN: South Sudan conflict leaves women and children to cope as refugees

    Walk around Dzaipi transit centre in northern Uganda and you will see thousands of children running about, tents full

    Monday, January 20, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 210
  44. LIBERIA: UNFPA Identifies With Pregnant Women and Children

    The United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, has provided delivery kits to mothers and children at the James Davids Hos

    Friday, January 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 208
  45. SOUTH SUDAN: Women Take Role in South Sudan Peace Talks

    Three members of the team negotiating for South Sudanese rebels in Ethiopia are women.

    Thursday, January 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 207
  46. EGYPT: Women's Rights Top Agenda as Egyptians Vote on Draft Constitution

    Egyptians were voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution on Tuesday and Wednesday, a document that w

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 186
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  48. Wipsen - Africa Boost Girl's Empowerment

    WIPSEN-AFRICA is a leading women-focused pan African Non-government Organization with the mandate to promote women's

    Saturday, October 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 121
  49. UN Urges DR Congo to Prosecute Soldiers for Rape in East

    "Congolese officials should fulfill their obligations...

    Thursday, October 24, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 096
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