Africa

Posted by in 16 Days, News on April 15, 2019

Call for applications: 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence and World Aids Day

To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Uganda: ‘Curvy’ Tourism Campaign Rattles Feminists

Uganda is on the hunt to find the next Miss Curvy, as part of a new beauty pageant to attract…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Sierra Leone Declares National Rape Emergency

President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address…

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Posted by in News on January 21, 2019

Up in Arms Against Rape Culture

Botswana: The nation is up in ups over the worsening rape culture that has left most women living in constant…

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Posted by in News on November 5, 2018

Uganda: Nuns Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence

In a bid to end domestic violence in Kabarole District, nuns of the Holy Cross Sisters family Virika have initiated…

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Posted by in News on October 8, 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: Mukwege – ‘Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo’

If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW’s Susanne…

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Posted by in News on September 17, 2018

South Africa: Gender-Based Violence – Mabuza Says ‘Men Must Change’

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on South African men to change to stop the scourge of gender-based violence in…

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Posted by in News on June 26, 2018

In Zimbabwe, Men and Boys Are Involved in Gender Equality

Zimbabwe:”If we are going to talk about gender inequality, we need to talk about masculinities, ” stated Helena Wahlström Henriksson,…

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Posted by in News on June 11, 2018

Women Demand Police Action on Alleged Kidnappings

Uganda: A group of activists marched on the Ugandan police headquarters Tuesday, protesting what they see as a lack of…

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Posted by in News on May 14, 2018

Sexual Harrassment at the Work Place

Workplaces (Government institutions, Non-governmental organizations and corporate entities) should develop sexual harassment policy and programs to protect workers. Moreover, all…

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