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    02-Dec-2017 to 10:29

    S/African minister urges fight against abusing women, children

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African Public Service and Administration Minister Faith Muthambi has called on men to take the lead in the fight against gender-based violence in the country.

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    30-Nov-2017 to 16:55

    Botswana: Minister advocates more use of death penalty

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — A senior member of the government in Botswana is advocating the frequent application of the death penalty against those convicted of gender-based violence, which is reportedly on the increase.

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    11-Nov-2017 to 13:48

    Women key to universal energy access - Expert

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The contribution of women is essential to making universal access to energy a tangible reality, the Country Director of Energy 4 Impact, an expert in renewable energy, Louis Seck told journalists in Dakar on Friday.

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    10-Nov-2017 to 15:04

    Sirleaf commits to 'change the status of women in Africa'

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Outgoing Liberian President Johnson Ellen Sirleaf has pledged to commit herself to work to change the status of women in Africa.

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    19-Jul-2017 to 13:40

    Liberian female judges attend regional conference in Abuja

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — An-all female Liberian delegation comprising one associate justice and three judges have attended the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) first West African sub-regional conference in Abuja, Nigeria.

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    10-Jul-2017 to 16:48

    WBG announces 1b for women’s entrepreneurship at G20

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The World Bank Group has announced the creation of an innovative new facility that aims to enable more than $1 billion to advance women’s entrepreneurship and help women in developing countries gain increased access to the finance, markets, and networks necessary to start and grow a business.

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    31-May-2017 to 10:39

    Botswana lawmaker slams parliamentary dress code for women

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The chairperson of Botswana Parliamentary Caucus on Women, Botlogile Tshireletso has condemned the country’s parliament for restricting and dictating what women should wear before they could be allowed to enter chambers of the August House, the Patriot newspaper reported here Wednesday.

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