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  • Kenya: IWPR Radio Debate Addresses Sexual Violence in Nairobi Slum


    Show highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime Read more »

  • Africa: Intel's 'She Will Connect' Program Targets to Reach 5 Million Women in Africa By 2016


    Intel has today announced its 2016 goal of reaching 5 million women and reducing the gender gap in technology by 50 percent in the sub-Saharan region with the newly launched... Read more »

  • Tanzania: 50/50 Representation to Push Women to Greater Heights

    Daily News

    "I FULLY support the 50/50 representation in all decision-making bodies as proposed in the Draft Constitution, but I caution my fellow women from being envious after the document... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Mare Engages Female Prisoners

    The Herald

    Afro fusion diva Cynthia Mare will collaborate with female prisoners for a song that will be released next month. Mare was one of the musicians who toured prisons last week. The... Read more »

  • Gambia: Woman Asked to Forfeit Bail Bond

    Daily Observer

    The police prosecutor Louis Gomez, on Monday made an application for one Mariama Marong, a resident of Ebo Town to forfeit the bail bond she signed to stand as a surety for one... Read more »

  • Kenya: Pregnant Women Left Out in Hiring

    The Star

    THE Independent Policing Oversight Authority yesterday told a court that police recruitment in July discriminated against pregnant women and people with dicoloured teeth. Read more »

  • South Africa: TAC Workshop


    Khayelitsha community members voiced their concerns on how the police deal with gender-based violence such as rape. Read more »

  • Kenya: Sanitary Pads Drive for Mandera Schoolgirls

    The Star

    GIRLS in Mandera miss an average of three school days every month due to lack of sanitary pads, Mandera Governor Ali Roba's wife Hodhan Ibrahim has said. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Women Seek Lasting Peace in Plateau


    Able-bodied and disabled women from different religious and ethnic backgrounds in Plateau State gathered in Jos, the State capital, to brainstorm on ways of improving on the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Aderiye's Murder - Ekiti Police Arrest Woman, 18 Others


    ADO EKITI--Ekiti State Police Command yesterday said it has arrested 19 suspects including a woman over the gruesome murder of the former chairman of the National Union of Road... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Onitsha Tanker Fire Kills Pregnant Woman, Three Others, Injures 20


    No fewer than four persons, including a pregnant woman, were feared dead yesterday, while 20 others sustained various degrees of injuries as a gasoline-laden tanker somersaulted... Read more »

  • South Africa: Limpopo Woman Loses 12-Year Battle With Breast Cancer


    For Thabelo Mbedzi, her mother was the only person she could depend on. After recently losing her to breast cancer, she is learning how to cope with her absence. Read more »

September 29

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