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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. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. ZIMBABWE: UN Slammed for 'Silence' on Zim political Rape

    The United Nations (UN) has been slammed for its silence on Zimbabwe and the campaign of politically motivated rape,

    Tuesday, March 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 896
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  17. NAMIBIA: Women Should Unite - Pohamba

    Swapo's Women's Council (SPWC) has to continue the search for solutions to the challenges facing women and girls in N

    Monday, February 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 807
  18. MOZAMBIQUE: Woman, 35, Gang Raped in Mozambique

    35-year-old woman walked through a field in northern Mozambique, near where a group of teenage boys were undergoing t

    Thursday, February 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 809
  19. 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
  20. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  21. SWAZILAND: Cabinet Has Approved the Following

    Ratification of the protocol to the African Charter on Human Rights and People's Rights of Women in Africa, 2003

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 497
  22. 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
  23. AFRICA: Breaking the Silence in Ritual Killings

    Ritual killings and human sacrifice happen in many, if not all countries in Africa.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 259
  24. ANGOLA: CPLP Experts Prepare Documents for Approval

    The experts from various countries are preparing as from Tuesday in Luanda the documents to be discussed and approved

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 721
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-Building, Protocols and Policy - Women and Conflict in the Region

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Thursday, November 25, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 651
  34. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Peace-building, Protocols and Policy: Women and conflict in Southern Africa

    This year's 16 Days of Activism campaign focuses on women and conflict, a timely theme considering we are also review

    Wednesday, November 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 718
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  36. ZIMBABWE: Sexual Abuse- A Silent Threat to MDGs

    HARARE – Esther Masvikeni (not her real name) is 17 years old but looks twice her age and has just found out th

    Sunday, September 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 218
  37. Commitments Database: A 1325 Call to Action Statement Namibia

    Secretary General
    Madam Moderator
    Excellencies
    Distinguished delegates
    Colleagues and Friends

    Saturday, September 25, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 935
  38. ZIMBABWE: Let's Walk Our Talk on MDGs- President Mugabe

    This is a speech delivered by President Mugabe at a high-level plenary meeting on Millennium Development Goals in New

    Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 196
  39. ZIMBABWE: Sanctions Hurt MDGs

    Zimbabwe's efforts to meet its Millennium Development Goals have been pinned back by the illegal Western sanctions on

    Wednesday, September 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 205
  40. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa's Progress on MDGs Questioned

    With five years left till the Millennium Development Goals' 2015 deadline, civil society groups say South Africa has

    Friday, September 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 149
  41. Mozambique: Women Recruits Join Efforts to Turn Mozambique Into a Demining Success Story

    Two years ago, Claudia Felizardo Armando from Mozambique applied for a job - with a difference.

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 645
  42. ANGOLA: Angola Women Still Face War of a Different Kind

    "We do not have an open conflict right nowbut guns keep taking their toll within communities still today,"

    Monday, August 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 461
  43. Girls in Fighting Forces: Moving Beyonf Victimhood

    The issue of child soldiers has become an issue of global concern.

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 632
  44. The SADC and Gender 2005 Campaign

    The SADC and Gender 2005 Campaign is a civil society initiative in partnership with the SADC Gender Unit and the SADC

    Thursday, September 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 107
  45. Fourth and Fifth Periodic Report to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

    The present report is the first time that the Angolan government is submitting a combined report, together with docum

    Tuesday, June 8, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 639
  46. Where Are the Girls?: Girls in Fighting Forces in Northern Uganda, Sierra Leone and Mozambique: Their Lives During and After War

    By contributing to what is currently known about girls' distinct experience in fighting forces, the presentation of f

    Sunday, March 14, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 334
  47. Report of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women: 30th and 31st Sessions. Combined Initial, Second, and Third Periodic Report and Combined Fourth and Fifth Periodic Report of Angola

    The combined Initial, Second and Third Report and Combined Fourth and Fifth Report of Angola is found on page 118.

    Thursday, January 1, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 673
  48. EVENT: Creating DMZ's- Everyone's Responsibility

    “Creating DMZs – Everyone's Responsibility”

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 751
  49. BLOG: Gender-Based Violence: Emptying the Meaning of Peace and Democracy

    This year 2010 marks the celebration of 15 years of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action; 10 years si

    Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 806