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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ZIMBABWE: Her Zimbabwe- portal of a nation

    It is only three months old.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 126
  8. ZIMBABWE: Women Activists Call for Aggressive Outreach to UN Bodies

    “There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C

    Saturday, May 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 051
  9. SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa Searches Soul Over Alleged Rape of Disabled 17 Year-Old Girl

    It is a country that can seem inured to violence from sheer familiarity.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 008
  10. 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
  11. ZIMBABWE: Elections in 2011 Would Be Catastrophic

    Civic society leaders in Mutare say holding elections this year would be a recipe for disaster.

    Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 867
  12. ANGOLA: Cplp Reaffirms International Commitment to Women Rights

    The ministers in charge of gender equality in the Portuguese Speaking Community (CPLP) Wednesday in Luanda, reaffirme

    Thursday, May 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 767
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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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  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. ZIMBABWE: Gender Violence Under Spotlight

    THIRTY-TWO year-old Chipo Banda (not her real name) has lost count of the number of times she has had to lie to expla

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 759
  32. MALAWI: Get Legislation Into the Hands of Those Who Need It

    The gendered status of the HIV and AIDS pandemic is obvious when we look at countless statistics showing that more wo

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 726
  33. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality a Right

    Deputy Prime Minister Thokozani Khupe has told women in South Africa that equality between men and women was a human

    Sunday, November 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 643
  34. ZIMBABWE: Maternal Mortality on the Increase

    NEGLIGENCE on the part of nursing staff and lack of adequate resources in hospitals has resulted in an increase in th

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 638
  35. SOUTHERN AFRICA: African Women Still Struggling for Equality

    Despite the political will shown by leaders on the African continent, women in Africa faced serious challenges with r

    Tuesday, November 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 644
  36. ANGOLA: Minister Highlights Importance of Gender Equality

    The Angolan Women Promotion and Family minister, Genoveva Lino, Monday, here, highlighted the importance of gender eq

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 631
  37. BOTSWANA: BNF Celebrates 16 Days of Activism

    The Botswana National Front (BNF) calls upon the nation to join hands in marking the beginning of the 16 Days Of Acti

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 632
  38. AFRICA: USAID Gives U.S.$731,000 for Health in Eastern, Southern Africa

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has given a grant of $731,000 for strengthening and ad

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 633
  39. ZIMBABWE: Graça Machel Says Women, Children Need Focus in New Zimbabwe Constitution

    UNICEF Children's Advocate Graça Machel says it is important for Zimbabwe to put children's and women's rights

    Friday, November 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 627
  40. SOUTH AFRICA: We Have a Major Problem in South Africa

    The murder of a British honeymooner in a township near Cape Town made the headlines – but what about the women

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 613
  41. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Mobile Clinics in Southern Africa Region to Fight HIV-AIDS

    Southern African region which carries the highest burden of the deadly HIV-AIDS in the world is planning to launch a

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 614
  42. SOUTHERN AFRICA: Maureen asks SADC to recognise women's role in development

    MAUREEN Mwanawasa has said the Southern African Development Community (SADC) should take women's economic participati

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 494
  43. ANGOLA: UN Slams Rapes in Angola Expulsions

    A special UN representative on Saturday condemned alleged rapes of women deported from Angola to the Democratic Repub

    Monday, November 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 556
  44. MOZAMBIQUE: Guebuza Condemns Violence Against Women

    Maputo — Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday condemned "abominable" acts of violence aga

    Thursday, November 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 506
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  46. NAMIBIA: Namibia Races to Cut Down Maternal Deaths

    An estimated half a million women die each year following complications during pregnancy and childbirth, a report lau

    Wednesday, November 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 477
  47. ZIMBABWE: Gender Equality- Zimbabwe Lagging Behind

    Despite the little socio-economic changes brought about by the unity government after a decade of political and econo

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 473
  48. ZIMBABWE: More Women Die in Childbirth

    THE number of women who die in childbirth in the country has doubled in the past decade because of the poor state of

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 512
  49. SOUTH AFRICA: ISS Welcomes Launch of African Women's Decade 2010-2020

    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The South Africa-based Institute for Security Studies (ISS) has affirmed its commitment to

    Saturday, October 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 384
  50. AFRICA: African Women Church Leaders from Eastern and Southern Africa Meet to Tackle Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS

    From 5th to 7th October 2010, over seventy (70) African Women Church Leaders from 12 Countries of Angola, Botswana, E

    Friday, October 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 373

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