GENRE | GENDER

09-Oct-2020 to 13:20

Gender activists protest against bias in Malawi public appointments

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian gender activists took to the streets on Friday to demand an equal stake between women and men in the governance of the country in a slap in the face for President Lazarus Chakwera who ascended to power more than three months ago on a promise of equality for all.

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08-Oct-2020 to 09:08

Malawi women to protest over discrimination in public appointments

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawian women have given notice of plans to stage protests on Friday against their alleged side lining from political and governance affairs, as the honeymoon for President Lazarus Chakwera appears to be fast coming to an end.

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02-Oct-2020 to 15:33

‘Let’s prioritise fight against GBV’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — While notable progress has been made in alleviating the plight of women and girls around the world, billions of them are still discriminated against and marginalised in the workplace, at home and in broader society, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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25-Sep-2020 to 12:24

S/Africa determined to win GBVF fight – Cabinet

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa is determined in its fight against gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF) in the country by strengthening its laws to rein in these vices, Cabinet said on Friday.

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09-Aug-2020 to 17:56

S/Africans must end abuse of women, children – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africans must end femicide and strive to always protect the women and children in the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.

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02-Jul-2020 to 20:59

S/Africa: AI urges end to GBV impunity

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Amnesty International’s South African branch on Thursday urged the government and its people to end the rampant impunity surrounding Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country.

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18-Jun-2020 to 08:30

S/African men should 'stop abusing women, children’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told his compatriots that the country was now fighting two pandemics against the coronavirus and gender based violence (GBV) whose victims are women and children.

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