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    10-Aug-2018 to 09:17

    S/African gov’t to host gender summit end of August – Ramaphosa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa will host a National Gender Summit aimed at addressing challenges the country’s women face daily at the end of August, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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    06-Aug-2018 to 12:40

    Botswana leader worried about rise in GBV cases

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi on Monday urged the nation to get involved in rooting out gender-based crimes as the southern African country grapples with a spate of violence against women.

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    02-Aug-2018 to 12:04

    S/African leader pledges to address women’s grievances

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to look the demands from Wednesday’s nationwide #TotalShutdown march staged to protest rampant gender-based violence (GBV) in the country.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 10:00

    S/Africa: Women's Month kicks off with anti-GBV march

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Scores of South African women, dressed in black and red attire have assembled in various parts of the country on Wednesday, pledging their support to the #TotalShutdown march in protest against rampant gender-based violence (GBV) nationwide.

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    01-Aug-2018 to 09:50

    S/Africa’s gender commission welcomes Grace Mugabe ruling

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has welcomed a South Gauteng High Court’s ruling setting aside the decision to grant diplomatic immunity to the wife of former Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe following an alleged violent attack on a South African model at a Johannesburg hotel last year.

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    14-Jul-2018 to 13:47

    Mozambique: 9,000 children raped in 2017

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Mozambique's minister for Gender, Women, Children and Social Action, Cidália Chaúque says at least 9,000 children were raped in the country in 2017 out of 25,000 registered cases of violence.

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    06-Jul-2018 to 06:09

    S/Africa’s gender body endorses anti-GBV march

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) has called on all men to join hands with it and other organisations to ensure that gender-based violence (GBV) and similar atrocities against women and children are nipped in the bud in the country.

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