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    16-Jan-2018 to 21:36

    Namibian female duo excel at UN

    APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Two Namibian women, Bience Gawanas and Selma Ashipala-Musavyi this week made history following their appointment to senior role in the United Nations system.

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    21-Dec-2017 to 19:30

    Sierra Leone women march for political recognition

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Hundreds of women in Sierra Leone, Thursday marched to protest the under-representation of females in statecraft.

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    02-Dec-2017 to 10:29

    S/African minister urges fight against abusing women, children

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has called on men to take the lead in the fight against gender-based violence in the country.

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    30-Nov-2017 to 16:55

    Botswana: Minister advocates more use of death penalty

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A senior member of the government in Botswana is advocating the frequent application of the death penalty against those convicted of gender-based violence, which is reportedly on the increase.

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    11-Nov-2017 to 13:48

    Women key to universal energy access - Expert

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The contribution of women is essential to making universal access to energy a tangible reality, the Country Director of Energy 4 Impact, an expert in renewable energy, Louis Seck told journalists in Dakar on Friday.

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    10-Nov-2017 to 15:04

    Sirleaf commits to 'change the status of women in Africa'

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Outgoing Liberian President Johnson Ellen Sirleaf has pledged to commit herself to work to change the status of women in Africa.

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    19-Jul-2017 to 13:40

    Liberian female judges attend regional conference in Abuja

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — An-all female Liberian delegation comprising one associate justice and three judges have attended the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) first West African sub-regional conference in Abuja, Nigeria.

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