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    08-Mar-2017 to 15:12

    Kenya marks Int’l Women’s Day

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday joined Kenyans as they commemorated International Women’s Day (IWD) with President Uhuru Kenyatta enumerating the many strides his country has achieved towards gender parity.

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    08-Mar-2017 to 10:07

    Brand South Africa urges citizens to develop, empower women

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As the world commemorates International Women’s Day, Brand South Africa and non-governmental organisation Owami Women have called on South Africans to play their part in the development and empowerment of women in the country.

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    14-Dec-2016 to 06:15

    Maputo City Council, UN ink deal to fight violence against women

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Maputo City Council and the United Nations Women have signed an agreement with an intention to cooperate in activities aimed at eradicating violence against women and girls in the public spaces of the city, state radio reported on Wednesday.

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    05-Dec-2016 to 10:20

    US TV show to profile Swazi women

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — An upcoming American TV show called From the Bottom Up will feature some Swazi women who have gone through difficult situations but managed to get over them.

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    24-Nov-2016 to 18:45

    Mozambique registered 20,000 cases of domestic violence in two years - minister

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The Mozambican Minister for Gender, Child and Social Action, Cidália Chaúque says more than 20,000 cases of domestic violence against women and girls were registered from 2013 to 2015.

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    01-Nov-2016 to 18:08

    Swaziland leads in ratifying int’l conventions on women – report

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland is on the lead on the ratification of international conventions on women’s rights, a senior official of the government has claimed.

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    13-Oct-2016 to 16:48

    UNSG wants rural women to have access to information

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The outgoing UN Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon has called on the world to provide the support and information needed by rural women so that they can fulfill their potential without leaving their communities.

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