GENRE | GENDER

02-Jul-2020 to 20:59

S/Africa: AI urges end to GBV impunity

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Amnesty International’s South African branch on Thursday urged the government and its people to end the rampant impunity surrounding Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country.

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18-Jun-2020 to 08:30

S/African men should 'stop abusing women, children’ – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has told his compatriots that the country was now fighting two pandemics against the coronavirus and gender based violence (GBV) whose victims are women and children.

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15-Jun-2020 to 17:26

Police, communities must fight GBV together – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday, for the second time in as many weeks, called on the police and communities to cooperate in fighting growing incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) since the country eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions last week.

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13-Jun-2020 to 14:25

Ramaphosa slams surge in GBV in S/Africa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — A surge in murders of women and children following the ease of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions in the country should be condemned by all South Africans as “shameful and simply cannot continue,” President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday.

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09-Jun-2020 to 12:38

UNMISS pays tribute to Rwandan female peacekeeper killed by COVID-19

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) paid tribute to the Rwandan female peacekeeper Police Constable (PC) Enid Mbabazi who was killed by COVID-19 earlier last week after being repatriated home.

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08-Mar-2020 to 00:03

Uganda's Jane Werikhe: From teaching to metal welding

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — For 44-year old Ugandan, Jane Werikhe, making the transition from teaching to the male-dominated metal-welding industry has been far from seamless but not only has she survived after seven years. She has also thrived.

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07-Mar-2020 to 12:20

Nigerian women: Punching above their strength

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — They may still be living in an unequal world - dispossessed and discriminated against in the 21st century - but Nigerian women appear to be punching above their strength.

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