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    23-Sep-2016 to 15:26

    13 women raped each week in Swaziland

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — At least 13 women are raped each week in Swaziland, according to statistics released by the police on Friday.

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    07-Sep-2016 to 21:30

    A female president in DRC will change public management - Monique Mukuna

    APA - Dakar (Senegal) — Ms. Monique Mukuna, the woman aspiring to be president in DR Congo has attempted to justify her decision to run for the presidency, saying a female leader will revolutionize the management of public affairs in her country.

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    24-Aug-2016 to 23:04

    U.S. committed to girls’ education in Nigeria - Kerry

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, on Wednesday expressed the United States readiness to support and enhance girls' education in Nigeria.

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    10-Aug-2016 to 11:17

    Women of 1956 laid foundation for S/Africa's freedom - Zuma

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African women who marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings (seat of government) in 1956 laid a firm foundation for the restoration of freedom and dignity of women in the country, President Jacob Zuma has said.

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    09-Aug-2016 to 20:22

    Senegal sets Africa gender parity benchmark – UCLG-A

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal is the foremost champion of gender parity in Africa, a reputation which other countries on the continent should look to be emulating, the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-A) has posited.

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    09-Aug-2016 to 09:56

    S/Africa: Zuma to address thousands to mark Women's Day in Pretoria

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma is on Tuesday expected to deliver a national address to mark the 60th anniversary of the women's march to Pretoria's Union Buildings (seat of government) on the occasion of National Women's Day celebrations in the capital, APA has learnt.

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    03-Aug-2016 to 20:48

    Ivorian school pregnancy rate down 25 percent - official

    APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The rate of pregnancies in schools across Cote d’Ivoire has decreased by 25 percent, according to the government.

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