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    10-Aug-2016 to 11:17

    Women of 1956 laid foundation for S/Africa's freedom - Zuma

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African women who marched to Pretoria's Union Buildings (seat of government) in 1956 laid a firm foundation for the restoration of freedom and dignity of women in the country, President Jacob Zuma has said.

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    09-Aug-2016 to 20:22

    Senegal sets Africa gender parity benchmark – UCLG-A

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — Senegal is the foremost champion of gender parity in Africa, a reputation which other countries on the continent should look to be emulating, the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG-A) has posited.

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    09-Aug-2016 to 09:56

    S/Africa: Zuma to address thousands to mark Women's Day in Pretoria

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma is on Tuesday expected to deliver a national address to mark the 60th anniversary of the women's march to Pretoria's Union Buildings (seat of government) on the occasion of National Women's Day celebrations in the capital, APA has learnt.

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    03-Aug-2016 to 20:48

    Ivorian school pregnancy rate down 25 percent - official

    APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The rate of pregnancies in schools across Cote d’Ivoire has decreased by 25 percent, according to the government.

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    31-Jul-2016 to 15:07

    Nigeria establishes centres to rehabilitate abused women

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria has begun establishing rehabilitation centres in the six geopolitical zones of the country for women affected by all forms of violence.

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    20-Jul-2016 to 20:28

    Swedish envoy alarmed by Liberia teenage pregnancies

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Swedish Ambassador Lena Nordstrom has attributed the high rate of teenage pregnancies in Liberia to the low possibilities for young people to exercise independent sexual health decision-making and to access information about sexual and reproductive health and rights.

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    21-Jun-2016 to 15:38

    Botswana pushes for more women entrepreneurs

    APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — The Botswana government on Tuesday said it will support more women entrepreneurs in accessing important markets for their growth.

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