Lesotho Court Denies Chieftaincy Bid

Updated: Mon 21 Apr, 06:38 am

A ruling by the country's highest court upheld a section of the Chieftaincy Act that denies daughters the right to succeed to chieftainship due to their gender. read more »

Ugandan Women Cry Foul Over Anti-Porn Law

Updated: Thu 27 Feb, 04:55 am

According to women's rights activists, the new anti-pornography law is being used to harass and encourage violence against women in the country. read more »

South Africa Approves Gender Equality Draft Law

Updated: Thu 30 Aug, 07:25 am 2012

The draft law is aimed at enforcing compliance in both the government and private sector in matters of gender main-streaming and equality. The bill is ready for public comment. read more »