GENRE | GENDER

20-Nov-2019 to 09:42

Kigali: Pregnant women join open air gym craze

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Open air gyms in Kigali the capital of Rwanda are attracting a new kind of interest from an unlikely quarter – pregnant women.

Read more

14-Nov-2019 to 19:18

Nairobi Summit resolves to empower women and girls

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) came to a close in Nairobi on Thursday with a strong resolve to eradicate vices that have retarded women and girls empowerment across the globe.

Read more

06-Nov-2019 to 15:10

Mauritania: OHCHR hails rapist conviction

APA - Nouakchott (Mauritania) — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has described the conviction of a rapist in Mauritania as “encouraging,” considering the local context, a statement released Wednesday in Nouakchott said.

Read more

29-Oct-2019 to 23:31

Stop treating women as sex objects, Ramaphosa warns SA men

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has advised his fellow men in the country to stop treating women as sex objects or toys.

Read more

29-Oct-2019 to 15:09

S/African gov’t places women at heart of economic activity – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government regards businesswomen to be at the heart of the country’s economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday.

Read more

16-Oct-2019 to 19:29

SA sets aside $74mn to fight GBV, graft

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South African Justice and Constitutional Development Minister Ronald Lamola on Wednesday said that his ministry had set aside $74 million to spend in its fight against gender based violence and corruption, with GBV getting the lion’s share of $67 million in the budget.

Read more