GENRE | GENDER

27-Nov-2021 to 11:07

Nigeria: Activists trigger urgency in war against GBV

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian and UN women campaigners have sounded a wary note of “urgency to act” against Gender-based violence (GBV) in all corners of the world.

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25-Nov-2021 to 14:22

S/African police prioritise fight against GBV - Official

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa joined the rest of the world on Thursday to mark the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism Campaign of No Violence Against Women and Children, with Deputy Police Minister Cassel Mathale urging her compatriots to get involved in the fight against gender-based violence.

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22-Nov-2021 to 11:39

Let's do something about GBV - Ramaphosa to S/African men

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African men should be ashamed about the way they treat women and children as newly released statistics showed increased numbers of assaults between July and September this year, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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07-Oct-2021 to 12:12

S/Africa needs ‘ecosystems to drive women’s role in economy' - Ramaphosa

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa must “create an ecosystem” that will drive the economic empowerment of women in order to reduce their vulnerability to abuse - and “to contribute to the equitable and inclusive growth of the economy”, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

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04-Oct-2021 to 11:49

Ramaphosa to launch S/Africa’s Women’s Economic Assembly

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday launch South Africa’s Women Economic Assembly (WEA) which will put major sectors under the spotlight to evaluate the level of participation of women-owned businesses.

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24-Sep-2021 to 16:28

AfDB loans C/d’Ivoire women-led SMEs 50m euros

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of fifty million euros for an Ivorian bank to support small and medium-sized enterprises operating in the agriculture and energy sectors and businesses owned by women.

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25-Aug-2021 to 18:15

S/African gov’t concerned about rising GBV, femicide case

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Wednesday said it had allocated US$1.5 billion towards the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) and femicide and appealed to men to help end the scourge in the country.

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