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  1. SOUTH AFRICA: Task Force to Fight 'Corrective Rape' of Lesbians

    South African law enforcement officials today said a new task force will be formed to address crimes against homosexu

    Wednesday, May 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 704
  2. SOUTHERN AFRICA: State for Women's Rights

    President Banda says Zambia is committed to domesticating international instruments on the rights of women and childr

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 666
  3. ZIMBABWE: Gender Plans Lack Political Will

    Zimbabwe has signed key international and regional instruments designed to empower women and eliminate discrimination

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 665
  4. ZIMBABWE: Youth Service Source of Women's Abuse

    The introduction of the National Youth Service Programme (NYSP) in 2001 saw an upsurge in politically motivated rape

    Wednesday, April 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 631
  5. 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
  6. ZAMBIA: Zambia, UNHCR Reiterate Commitment To Empower Women Refugees

    The Zambian government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have reiterated their commitment

    Monday, April 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 611
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. NAMIBIA: Students Take Action to End Gender Violence on Campus

    University of Namibia students are participating in a range of activities to create awareness on the need to stamp ou

    Sunday, April 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 520
  10. 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
  11. ZIMBABWE: Amnesty Calls Police to Account

    International human rights group, Amnesty International, this week called for police to refrain from violating the ri

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 530
  12. 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
  13. NAMIBIA: Women Say 'Oil War' in Libya Must Stop

    The Namibia National Women's Organisation (Nanawo) has expressed serious concern over the Libyan situation and condem

    Tuesday, March 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 531
  14. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Continue to be Marginalised: Zuma

    Black women continued to be marginalised despite South Africa's Constitution being among the most progressive in the

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 537
  15. 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
  16. Women and Law Enforcement in Zimbabwe

    The women of Zimbabwe have had varying experiences with national law enforcement agencies and many of them are unplea

    Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 333
  17. 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
  18. SOUTH AFRICA: Digital Rape Campaign Reaches South Africa's Top Leaders

    More than a year before Ndumie Funda was finally able to get on the internet, she set up a women's shelter in her hom

    Tuesday, February 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 221
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. ZIMBABWE: Rape - Perspectives and Realities

    There would you go for assistance if you were the victim of rape?

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 208
  22. SOUTH AFRICA: News Reports Still Not Gender Sensitive-Gender Links

    Media in Southern Africa still has a long way to go towards gender sensitive reporting in newsrooms, a study by Gende

    Friday, February 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 163
  23. ANGOLA: African Women Defend Respect for their Rights at AU Summit

    The African women's movement, Monday, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, submitted to the 16th African Union (AU) summit, a pr

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 117
  24. 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
  25. ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe launches first women's magazine

    Zimbabwe has launched its first magazine specifically targetting women.

    Sunday, January 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 057
  26. SOUTH AFRICA: SA Prompts World to do More for Abused Women

    South Africa's Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize, has called on countries to renew their

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 983
  27. SOUTHERN AFRICA: WHO Urges More Attention to Care During Pregnancies

    Director General of the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) Gro Brundtland has urged African countries to pay more att

    Monday, January 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 972
  28. ZIMBABWE: Govt Must Get Serious About Prosecuting Rapists – Doctors

    There should be no impunity for the perpetrators of rape and it is important for Zimbabwe to set up a multi-sectoral

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 962
  29. SOUTHERN AFRICA: UN Backs Effots Against Gender-Based Violence in Southern Africa

    In an effort to help law enforcement agencies in southern Africa respond to gender-based violence effectively, the Un

    Thursday, January 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 955
  30. NAMIBIA: Pohamba Deplores Violence Against Women in 2010

    President Hifikepunye Pohamba has expressed grave concern about the escalating incidence of violent crime against vul

    Tuesday, January 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 932
  31. DRC/ANGOLA: Police Stop Three Rape Attempts on DRC Border

    Three alleged rape attempts were stopped by the border police in the northern Zaire province between the border of An

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 901
  32. UGANDA: Women can be Used to Fight Corruption in Uganda

    There has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.

    Wednesday, December 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 925
  33. NAMIBIA: Numbers of Women in Government Declining

    Twenty years after independence, representation of women in senior government structures and in Parliament is declini

    Tuesday, December 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 888
  34. ZIMBABWE: FBC Bank Backs Women Empowerment

    Zimbabwe Women in Trade and Development, a non-profit making Trust (ZWITAD), has received $50 000 from FBC Bank Limit

    Monday, December 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 924
  35. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

    With sharp minds, inquisitive souls, and iron wills, they are an 11-strong group of top-level women scientists in agr

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 894
  36. ZIMBABWE: Women's Coalition to Block Mugabe's 2011 Elections

    Women in Zimbabwe have come out strongly against the idea of holding elections in 2011, saying that a full implementa

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 856
  37. NAMIBIA: Women Making Inroads in NDF

    Good gender representation in the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) offers opportunity to women to empower themselves thro

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 833
  38. ZIMBABWE: Structures of Violence: Defining the Intersections of Militarism and Violence Against Women

    The Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition joins the world in commemorating the 16 days of activism against gender based violen

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 840
  39. ZIMBABWE: Investigate Rape Crimes: Civic Groups

    As calls for an early election grow louder, the country's civic society groups want government to launch a countrywid

    Sunday, December 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 832
  40. ZIMBABWE: Statement on Politically Motivated Rape in Zimbabwe

    The Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU) and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) recently conclu

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 799
  41. ZIMBABWE: On Gender-Based Violence During Elections in Zimbabwe

    I remember when I was a small child and in middle of the night and early hours of the morning I heard a cry, a scream

    Friday, December 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 843
  42. AFRICA: African Elections Put Fewer Women in Parliament

    Recent elections in East and Southern Africa have left fewer women in politics, placing countries at risk of not meet

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 770
  43. ZIMBABWE: African 'Tradition' And Women's Oppression

    THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 787
  44. SOUTH AFRICA: No Place for Complacency in Gender Equity

    South Africa has a balance of men and women in Parliament that would rival Nordic countries, which lead the way regar

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 791
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  46. Zimbabwe: African 'Tradition' And Women's Oppression

    THERE is a problem with the way the oppression of women and girls is explained which, if not challenged, will mean th

    Wednesday, December 8, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 799
  47. ANGOLA: Women Called to Reflect on Domestic Violence

    The provincial director of Family and Woman promotion in northern Uije, Emilia Fernandes, on Tuesday here said the ap

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 783
  48. ZIMBABWE: ZRP Women Network Lauded

    SENATOR for Beitbridge constituency, Cde Tambudzani Mohadi, has launched the Zimbabwe Republic Police chapter of the

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 784
  49. ZIMBABWE: Taking the Conversation to the Other 349 Days

    So the 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence (GBV) comes around again.

    Tuesday, December 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 788
  50. SOUTH AFRICA: Violence, Exploitation Fail to Dissuade Female Migrants

    Since arriving in Cape Town five years ago, Erina Manyene (not her real name) has eked out a meagre living picking up

    Monday, December 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 762

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