“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.”
The program of listening to problems facing women in the rural areas, opened this year by the government, indicates t
The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their
During the National Assembly debate on the State of the Nation Address this year, the Minister for Women, Children an
The South African National Defence Force is the only military in Africa, and one of a few in the world that deploys f
“We need more women leaders! When women lead side by side with men, it is good for equality and democracy.
The new constitution, adopted ahead of the July elections, guarantees freedoms to demonstrate and gather, said Zimbab
Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela has urged women to take a leading role in their various respective responsi
Across the world, women make up about half the population yet they never come close to holding 50 percent of the posi
In a protest action organised by Avaaz.org and Sonke Gender Justice Network, gender equality activists from across Ca
Zimbabwe may become the world's first country to pass a law requiring that women hold at least 50 percent of posts in
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
When South African women marched against the discriminatory laws of Apartheid in 1956, their rally cry — &ldquo
Even though a critical mass of women have ascended to leadership positions in scarce skills sectors such as the judic
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
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)
ZANU PF and the two main MDC parties have agreed controversial new plans to establish a bloated Parliament with close
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
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.
“There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C
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 bishops of Southern Africa have appointed Sister Hermenegild Makoro as the new Secretary- General of the Southern
Seventeen young women arrived in Durban to ensure that decisions made at the 17th Conference of the Parties on climat
In August of every year South Africa stages Gender Equality Month.
Women are particularly good at building peace and creating social change.
Zimbabwe is a fragile state.
Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Lulu Xingwana, has reiterated the need for extra measures
By next week, Goodluck Jonathan would have assumed a fresh presidency that is completely his, and one of his first jo
Political parties should be forced, through changes in legislation, to bring more women into government.
Chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula called on Friday for a quota system to improve women's representation in the pu
The Federation of African Media Women in Zimbabwe (FAMWZ) says there is lack of gender sensitivity in Zimbabwean medi
More than 100 female business and political leaders gathered in Harare for a three-day international conference on &q
African women from more than 12 countries in the region will from today meet in Harare and deliberate on ways to acce
As a number of Southern African countries prepare for local and national elections, the second annual Gender Justice
"Women in Zimbabwe are largely seen as a huge demographic to be exploited by politicians who seek our support,&q
Police in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, disrupted meetings and marches observing International Women's Day, detaining a speaker
A few weeks ago there was a revolution in Tunisia.
Police in Harare on Tuesday tried to block a peaceful demonstration by pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA),
The secretary general of the ruling MPLA party, Julião Mateus Paulo "Dino Matross, asserted on Saturday h
Women constitute the majority of the population in Zimbabwe and often make up the bulk of participants at any rally o