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  1. ZIMBABWE: More Needs to Be Done to Safeguard Women's Rights'

    Why are you raping us and raping kids? If you cannot propose, come to us women, we will connect you.

    Friday, December 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 510
  2. ZIMBABWE: Mugabe Orchestrated Rape - AIDS-Free World report

    "When the tenth man finished raping me they said they were going to rape my daughter.

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 511
  3. ZIMBABWE: Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe

    According to the Zimbabwe Rape Survivors Association, during last year's highly contested presidential election an es

    Thursday, December 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 481
  4. SOUTH AFRICA: 'There Is A Sense Of Vindication'

    Born in a squatter camp in Orlando East and raised by a single mother; working in a factory while completing secondar

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 513
  5. ZIMBABWE: Obama Issues Sharp Rebuke of Mugabe

    In honoring Zimbabwe's tenacious women protesters at the White House on Monday, President Obama gave his sharpest cri

    Tuesday, November 24, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 514
  6. ZIMBABWE: Soldiers Involved in Rape and Other Sexual Violence on Farms

    Cases of serious sexual violence, including the recent rape of at least one woman by soldiers on an invaded farm, are

    Thursday, October 8, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 516
  7. SOUTH AFRICA: Women Want Land to Call Their Own

    In 1956, twenty thousand women marched to parliament to protest discriminatory pass laws.

    Monday, August 10, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 487
  8. SOUTH AFRICA: Should Women Fear a Zuma Presidency? Maybe Not

    Jacob Zuma was inaugurated as the new president of South Africa on 9 May, with his party, the African National Congre

    Tuesday, June 2, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 488
  9. ZIMBABWE: Women Call for Truth, Justice and Reconciliation

    Women's rights groups have urged the establishment of a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Zimbabwe as p

    Friday, May 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 528
  10. SOUTH AFRICA: Political Parties Sidestep Issues Around Violence Against Women

    Despite studies which suggest that as many as one in two women in some parts of South Africa are affected by domestic

    Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 815
  11. MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique Celebrates its Women Heroes

    Each year, on 7 April, Mozambicans celebrate the national Woman's Day and honour the gallant fighter Josina Machel, w

    Sunday, April 5, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 765
  12. SOUTH AFRICA: Election Campaign Silent on Violence Against Women

    With its emphasis on gender equality, the South African constitution is regarded as a great example for many other de

    Wednesday, March 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 401
  13. ZIMBABWE: Woman Journalist Freed After Being Held for Three Months

    eporters Without Borders hails yesterday's release of journalist and human rights activist Jestina Mu

    Tuesday, March 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 817
  14. SOUTH AFRICA: Gender Equality Placed High on the Govt's Agenda

    The National Gender Machinery launched its 50/50 national campaign, which aims to increase equal repr

    Thursday, February 19, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 899
  15. MADAGASCAR: African Feminist Forum Joins Malagasy Women to Condemn Bloodshed

    Since 26 January more than 100 unarmed civilians have been killed in protests.

    Wednesday, February 18, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 615
  16. MADAGASCAR: World YWCA Calls for End to the Violence as Power Struggle in Madagascar Continues

    World YWCA has joined with other women's organisations around the globe to call for end to the violence in Madagascar

    Monday, February 16, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 901
  17. SWAZILAND: Women's Equality in Theory, But Not in Practice

    A groundbreaking legal action in Swaziland's High Court is testing the new Constitution and its recognition of equal

    Monday, February 9, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 905
  18. BOTSWANA: Hands Off Traditional Brew-Women

    Gender activists at the Botswana Council of Non Governmental Organisation Organisations (BOCONGO) have described as '

    Wednesday, February 4, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 907
  19. ANGOLA: Women Leaders to Attend International Symposium Against Gender Violence

    Angolan women leaders will attend from february 2 to 4 an international symposium under the motto "No Violence A

    Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 912
  20. SOUTHERN AFRICA: HIV Pregnancy, Stigma and Ignorance

    For many women, pregnancy is a time of anticipation and celebration, but for those living positively

    Monday, January 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 910
  21. ANGOLA: Calls for Creation of Law Cracking Down on Gender Violence

    The Head of Department of Family Policy Board of the Provincial Family and Women Promotion, Jose Laurindo, defended F

    Friday, January 23, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 913
  22. MOZAMBIQUE: Government Repatriates Zimbabwe Sex Workers

    A narrow hallway leads to a makeshift wooden counter where a shelf displays a few empty beer cans and

    Thursday, January 22, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 914