GENRE | GENDER

20-Nov-2019 to 09:42

Kigali: Pregnant women join open air gym craze

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Open air gyms in Kigali the capital of Rwanda are attracting a new kind of interest from an unlikely quarter – pregnant women.

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14-Nov-2019 to 19:18

Nairobi Summit resolves to empower women and girls

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) came to a close in Nairobi on Thursday with a strong resolve to eradicate vices that have retarded women and girls empowerment across the globe.

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06-Nov-2019 to 15:10

Mauritania: OHCHR hails rapist conviction

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has described the conviction of a rapist in Mauritania as “encouraging,” considering the local context, a statement released Wednesday in Nouakchott said.

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29-Oct-2019 to 23:31

Stop treating women as sex objects, Ramaphosa warns SA men

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has advised his fellow men in the country to stop treating women as sex objects or toys.

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29-Oct-2019 to 15:09

S/African gov’t places women at heart of economic activity – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government regards businesswomen to be at the heart of the country’s economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

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16-Oct-2019 to 19:29

SA sets aside $74mn to fight GBV, graft

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola on Wednesday said that his ministry had set aside $74 million to spend in its fight against gender based violence and corruption, with GBV getting the lion’s share of $67 million in the budget.

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11-Oct-2019 to 08:41

Malawian to represent east, southern Africa at UN commemorations of girl child

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian national Cecelia Chihana has been chosen to speak on behalf of girls from eastern and southern Africa at the International Day of the Girl Child to take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday.

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