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    04-Feb-2019 to 14:42

    Over 70% of eSwatini female varsity students abused – Research

    APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 70 percent of female students at the University of eSwatini have been abused and no action has been taken against their attackers, according to results of a preliminary study released on Monday.

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    30-Jan-2019 to 16:17

    Ecowas Gender Ministers in alliance to end child marriage

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Gender Ministers from member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have taken a common position against child marriage in the region.

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    02-Dec-2018 to 13:27

    Women judges commit to tackling GBV in Africa

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Women judges, magistrates and prosecutors have signed a commitment that would see a concerted approach by women justice actors to combating Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Africa.

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    12-Nov-2018 to 18:10

    Dakar meeting underscores African women’s empowerment

    APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Strengthening the empowerment of women and girls is a sine qua non to realizing "sustainable development" in Africa, according to Mabingué Ngom, the regional director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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    17-Oct-2018 to 20:00

    Am Liberia's feminist-in-chief - President Weah

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Weah has declared himself Liberia’s feminist-in-chief, vowing to do all in his power to fight for women's empowerment.

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    11-Oct-2018 to 07:49

    S/Africa shines spotlight on World Mental Health Day

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As South Africa observed World Mental Health Day, Minister in the Presidency for Women, Bathabile Dlamini, called on all South Africans to consider the relationship between mental health and gender inequality in the country.

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    19-Sep-2018 to 05:56

    Ramaphosa congratulates COSATU’s first female leader

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Zingiswa Losi on her election as the first female president of the powerful Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).

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