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July 25

  • Southern Africa: Alliance Calls for a Strong Post 2015 Agenda

    Gender Links

    The Southern African Gender Protocol Alliance has called on gender ministers to craft a strong rights based approach to gender equality for the region post 2015. Read more »

  • Kenya: NGO to Help Victims of Gender Violence

    The Star

    A civil society organisation has said many victims of gender based violence are not accessing legal services due to poverty. Read more »

  • Ghana: Stakeholders Meet On Gender Mainstreaming in Oil and Gas Policies [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    For the oil and gas sector to deliver on development outcomes, gender considerations must receive adequate attention, Mrs Patricia Blankson Akakpo, a gender activist of the Network... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Rorya District Readies for Three Year Anti-GBV Campaign

    Daily News

    RORYA district is expected to see significant decline of Gender Based Violence (GBV) acts in the coming few months. An ambitious project that seeks to create awareness against acts... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ebola Kills More Women

    New Dawn

    Liberian authorities have announced that 75 percent of the Ebola deaths in the country are women, as the epidemic now mounts 249 cases with 129 deaths in Liberia alone. Read more »

  • Southern Africa: SADC Gender Protocol 2014 Barometer [document]

    Gender Links

    With the 2015 SADC Gender Protocol (SGP) deadline fast approaching the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance under the coordination of Gender Links, initiated a campaign to... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Dar Eyes 50 Percent Bunge Female Representation

    Daily News

    TANZANIA is determined to achieve a 50 per cent female representation in the National Assembly by November 2015, when new legislators will be chosen during the country's general... Read more »

  • Kenya: House Probes Gender Boss

    The Star

    KIRINYAGA Gender executive Reverend Magdaline Nduta appeared before the Public Accounts Committee yesterday. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Police Arrest 21 Year Old Pregnant Woman for Stealing Day Old Baby in Adamawa

    This Day

    The Adamawa State police command has on Friday arraigned a pregnant women, Mrs Chinwedu Mbogu, 21years old, who stole a one day old baby from Mayo=Belwa cottage hospital in Adamawa... Read more »

  • Kenya: Rift ACK Backs Women Bishops

    The Star

    THE Anglican Church of Kenya faithful in parts of Rift-Valley have supported a decision by the top organs of the church in England to accept ordination of women bishops. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Kano Blast Kills Woman, Injures 8


    A bomb blast which occurred at the New Road Luxurious Motor Park in Kano yesterday killed a woman and injured eight others. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Women Ministry Gets Anti-Corruption Unit

    Daily Trust

    The Ministry of Women Affairs has inaugurated its Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU). Read more »

  • Nigeria: 10 Damboa Women Give Birth at Displaced Persons Camp

    Daily Trust

    Ten babies have been delivered by women from Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State, who are now taking refuge at two camps for internally displaced persons in Biu Local... Read more »

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