01-Apr-2019 to 21:58

Kigali: US embassy awards three Rwandan women

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The United States ambassador to Rwanda, Peter Vrooman, honored three Rwandan women on Monday with the 2019 Rwandan Women of Courage award.

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28-Mar-2019 to 23:35

S/Africa steps up efforts to curb abuse of women

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has reiterated that gender based violence, especially directed at women, has no place any place in South African society.

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24-Mar-2019 to 10:31

eSwatini: Ex-mayor summoned over rape comments

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A former mayor of eSwatini's capital, Mbabane, will face government's wrath for making derogatory remarks on Facebook about women.

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22-Mar-2019 to 07:07

Kenyatta praises Namibia’s gender policy

APA-Windhoek (Namibia) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday commended Namibia for its policy on gender equality, saying it is a good example for other African countries to emulate.

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18-Mar-2019 to 12:18

S/Africa: PAWO welcomes AU gender equality strategy

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s Deputy Communications Minister and Secretary General of the Pan African Women’s Organisation (PAWO), Pinky Kekana, has welcomed the African Union’s (AU) Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Strategy 2018-2028.

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13-Mar-2019 to 10:25

DRC: Violence on women hits sharp drop - Survey

APA-Kinshasa (DRC) — A project working to challenge the social acceptance of violence against women and girls in the DRC has witnessed women’s experience of domestic violence fall from 69 percent to 29 percent after two years of intervention.

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09-Mar-2019 to 10:56

Women called to lead conflict resolution

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South Africa’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has wished all women a happy International Women’s Day during a colloquium, calling on them to be at the centre of conflict resolution, mediation and peacekeeping.

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