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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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    30-Aug-2018 to 15:04

    UN speaks out on spike in Botswana’s GBV cases

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Soaring cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana have spurred the United Nations into speaking out against the scourge in the southern African nation, APA can reveal here on Thursday.

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    25-Aug-2018 to 06:52

    S/Africa needs to stem tide of GBV, says VP

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy President David Mabuza has challenged the country’s men to stem the tide of gender-based violence (GBV), rape and the killing of women nationwide.

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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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