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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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ZIMBABWE: Gender Commission Survival Hinges on Govt Commitment

    Last week Cabinet approved the Gender Commission Bill which is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month.

    Sunday, June 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 365
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. ZIMBABWE: New research paints poignant picture of intimate partner violence in Zimbabwe

    When Kim*'s husband was diagnosed with HIV, he began to subject his wife to unrelenting emotional and physical abuse.

    Thursday, January 2, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 197
  16. 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
  17. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Reinstates Rape Courts

    The South African government announced this week that it will reintroduce 22 sexual offences courts by the end of 201

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 044
  18. NAMIBIA: Violence May Undermine Progress on MDGs

    Windhoek — Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the greatest threats to achieving some of the United Nations M

    Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 047
  19. ZIMBABWE: Women Forced to Flee Their Homes for Refusing to Reveal Their Vote

    Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe have told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence a

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 039
  20. 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
  21. NAMIBIA: Namibian Women Missing On Rights

    WHILE Namibia has put in place a strong legal framework to address the various forms of gender-based violence and sex

    Tuesday, May 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 969
  22. 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
  23. ANGOLA: Angola Defence Minister Praises Women's Role, Determination

    Angola's National Defence minister, Cândido Van-Dúnem, on Thursday here praised the determination and ro

    Friday, March 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 891
  24. SOUTH AFRICA: 3 Women Killed a Day in World's Worst Gender Violence

    Reeva Steenkamp, the model and law graduate shot and killed by Oscar Pistorius, was statistically just one of three w

    Friday, March 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 868
  25. 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 Avaaz.org and Sonke Gender Justice Network, gender equality activists from across Ca

    Monday, February 25, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 834
  26. SOUTH AFRICA: South African Gang-Rape Murder Angers ANC Women

    The death of a 17-year-old girl in South Africa after she was gang raped has been condemned by female politicians of

    Wednesday, February 6, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 786
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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