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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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    19-May-2017 to 05:40

    No place for women abusers, murderers in S/Africa, vows minister

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Amid rising gender-based violence in the country, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des van Rooyen has said that abusers, murderers and rapists have no place in South Africa.

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    18-May-2017 to 14:30

    Int’l conference on women judges kicks off in Nairobi

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday officially opened the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) regional conference hosted by the Kenya Women Judges Association (KWJA).

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    17-May-2017 to 05:51

    Zuma urges unity to end killings of women, children in S/Africa

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Jacob Zuma has appealed to South Africans to unite against recent attacks on women and children as well as human trafficking, following some gruesome killings perpetrated by males in parts of the country.

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    05-May-2017 to 19:22

    “West African integration policies should insist on gender equality” - Official

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — “Any West African integration policy must take gender equality into account,” Awudu Ahmed Gumah, the head of Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at the Center of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for Gender Development (CCDG) argued on Friday in Dakar.

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    05-May-2017 to 12:26

    Botswana commended for decision to sign SADC gender protocol

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) Women’s Wing has expressed gratitude at government’s decision to sign the SADC Gender Protocol following the review of the protocol, APA learnt here Friday.

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