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  1. 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
  2. AFRICA: African Women Participate in Leadership Training

    The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 438
  3. SOUTH AFRICA: Addressing Slow Pace of Gender Equality

    During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an

    Tuesday, February 25, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 267
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: Women on the front lines

    The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f

    Monday, February 17, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 255
  5. 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
  6. Zimbabwe Lawyers say Police Breach New Constitution, disperse Women Activists, ban Peace March

    The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab

    Friday, September 20, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 085
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela Encourages Women to Take Charge Regardless of Their Positions

    Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela has urged women to take a leading role in their various respective responsi

    Tuesday, June 11, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 637
  8. SOUTH AFRICA and MALAWI: Africa's Women of Power

    Across the world, women make up about half the population yet they never come close to holding 50 percent of the posi

    Friday, May 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 958
  9. SOUTH AFRICA: 57,000 South Africans Call on President Zuma to Pledge R10 Billion to End Violence Against Women in SA Budget

    In a protest action organised by and Sonke Gender Justice Network, gender equality activists from across Ca

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 834
  10. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe May Be First To Legislate 50% Female Parliament

    Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in

    Monday, January 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 761
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  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. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
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  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. ZIMBABWE : Democracy in the Eyes of Women in Zimbabwe

    Zimbabwe is a fragile state.

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 135
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  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  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