GENRE | GENDER

25-Feb-2019 to 16:48

Macky Sall wins Senegalese votes in Cote d’Ivoire

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Senegal’s President Macky Sall, has romped to victory in Cote d’Ivoire polling 6,833 votes against 2,645 for his nearest challenger Idrissa Seck from Sunday’s presidential elections, APA learned on Monday from official sources.

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20-Feb-2019 to 15:21

Outcry as Sudan detains 30 female protesters

APA-Khartoum (Sudan) — The African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS) and FIDH say they are deeply concerned about the safety of 30 women detained without access to lawyers or family members by the Sudanese National Security Intelligence Services (NISS) in Omdurman women’s prison.

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04-Feb-2019 to 14:42

Over 70% of eSwatini female varsity students abused – Research

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 70 percent of female students at the University of eSwatini have been abused and no action has been taken against their attackers, according to results of a preliminary study released on Monday.

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30-Jan-2019 to 16:17

Ecowas Gender Ministers in alliance to end child marriage

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Gender Ministers from member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have taken a common position against child marriage in the region.

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02-Dec-2018 to 13:27

Women judges commit to tackling GBV in Africa

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Women judges, magistrates and prosecutors have signed a commitment that would see a concerted approach by women justice actors to combating Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Africa.

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12-Nov-2018 to 18:10

Dakar meeting underscores African women’s empowerment

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — Strengthening the empowerment of women and girls is a sine qua non to realizing "sustainable development" in Africa, according to Mabingué Ngom, the regional director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

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17-Oct-2018 to 20:00

Am Liberia's feminist-in-chief - President Weah

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Weah has declared himself Liberia’s feminist-in-chief, vowing to do all in his power to fight for women's empowerment.

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