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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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    05-Jul-2018 to 06:01

    S/Africa: Activists urge men to respect women’s lives

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — LifeLine, a South African non-profit organisation that supports victims, survivors and perpetrators of gender-based violence, has said that it would use next week’s #100MenMarch to urge men to start addressing their wrong perceptions and stereotypes about women’s and children’s status in society.

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    27-Jun-2018 to 08:02

    Antonio becomes Mozambique’s first female commercial pilot

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Admira Antonio has made history by becoming the first female commercial pilot of the state-run Mozambique Airlines (LAM), the airline announced on Wednesday.

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    27-Jun-2018 to 05:19

    S/African group calls for unity to end violence against women, children

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s National Institute Community Development and Management (NICDAM) has called on all organisations to join the nationwide #100MenMarch as part its campaign to stop current rampant violence against women and children in the country.

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