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In this section, PeaceWomen classifies information by Theme- General Women, Peace and Security- and by Subthemes: General; 7 Security Council Resolutions relevant to Women, Peace and Security; National Implementation (including NAPs); and UN Implementation

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  • August 28, 2014
    UN Women Annual Report 2013-2014
  • August 27, 2014 (The Zimbabwean )
    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 approach to gender equality for the region post 2015. Speaking at the annual meeting of gender ministers in Malawi ahead of the Heads of State (HOS) summit in Zimbabwe mid-August, Alliance Chair Emma Kaliya stressed that:
  • August 26, 2014 (allAfrica)
    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 children in our country. The shocking incidents in Reiger Park and Westbury where children were killed have no place in our society. Government is saddened by these deaths and I convey my deepest condolences to the families and friends who lost their loved ones.
  • August 25, 2014 (The Huffington Post)
    INTERNATIONAL: Ebola Isn't Unique: Women Are Significantly More Likely to Die in Disasters Two excellent stories, one by Buzzfeed's Jina Moore and another by Lauren Wolfe at Foreign Policy, recently brought to light the fact that women make up 75 percent of the current Ebola epidemic's victims in Liberia. Earlier in the week, the Washington Post reported that in other affected states women have comprised 55 to 60 percent of the dead.
  • August 22, 2014 (Tadias Magazine)
    ETHIOPIA: UNDP Ethiopia Announces Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship The United Nations Development Programme in Ethiopia announced the appointment of its Goodwill Ambassador for Entrepreneurship at a high profile event held in Addis Ababa drawing members of the government, private sector and development partners.

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