GENRE | GENDER

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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11-Oct-2018 to 07:49

S/Africa shines spotlight on World Mental Health Day

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — As South Africa observed World Mental Health Day, Minister in the Presidency for Women, Bathabile Dlamini, called on all South Africans to consider the relationship between mental health and gender inequality in the country.

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19-Sep-2018 to 05:56

Ramaphosa congratulates COSATU’s first female leader

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated Zingiswa Losi on her election as the first female president of the powerful Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).

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30-Aug-2018 to 15:04

UN speaks out on spike in Botswana’s GBV cases

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Soaring cases of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Botswana have spurred the United Nations into speaking out against the scourge in the southern African nation, APA can reveal here on Thursday.

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25-Aug-2018 to 06:52

S/Africa needs to stem tide of GBV, says VP

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy President David Mabuza has challenged the country’s men to stem the tide of gender-based violence (GBV), rape and the killing of women nationwide.

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