Africa: Zero Tolerance for Gender Inequality and Gender-Based Violence
Africa: The 2016 Africa Human Development Report: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa is especially timely now during the Sixteen Days of Activism – a time when activists around the world are denouncing gender based violence against women and children.
I am concerned about whether abolish gender based violence can be abolished without eliminating gender inequality and women’s subordination. At the same time, advocates argue that there will be no sustainable development in Africa without gender equality – in other words, the entire society benefits when male domination and female subordination is eradicated.
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