GENRE | GENDER

30-Jan-2023 to 12:34

Strengthening the voice of disabled women in Tanzania

APA-Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) — When Nuru Awadh was six years old, she lost her father and had to leave the home she always knew to live with her aunt, where she did most of the cooking and cleaning.

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17-Jan-2023 to 17:54

Weah eulogises 'stabilising' role of Liberian women

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — President George Manneh Weah, has recognized what he called the monumentally significant role Liberian women have played in the realization of peace and stability during and after years of socio-economic and political turbulence.

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04-Jan-2023 to 14:42

Rwandan women: the burden of unpaid care work

APA - KIgali (Rwanda) — The average rural woman in Rwanda spends seven hours per day doing unpaid care work, while her urban counterpart spends six hours and nine minutes as opposed to men who only spent two hours per day, a survey finds.

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28-Nov-2022 to 11:58

S/Africa’s ‘second pandemic’: Men can make a difference in GBV fight – Ramaphosa

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the establishment of “men’s dialogues” as a platform to assist South Africa address the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV) which has been described as the country’s “second pandemic”.

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26-Nov-2022 to 12:51

S/Africa launches 16 days of activism to empower women

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South African women and children continue to face the scourge of gender-based violence and femicide -- and economic empowerment is the only viable way to reduce this vice among them, Minister in the Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Nkoana-Mashabane, has said.

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24-Nov-2022 to 10:59

S/Africa: Minister bemoans ‘worrying, unacceptable’ rise in GBV cases

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The rate at which South African women were being abused, violated and killed between July and September 2022 remains “worrying and unacceptable,” Police Minister Bheki Cele has told reporters.

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07-Nov-2022 to 09:03

S/Africa: Malema throws shade at own EFF

APA-East London (South Africa) — Leader of South Africa’s second opposition party, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), on Sunday criticised his own party in the Eastern Cape province for its failure to elect a single woman among its top ranks.

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