27 July 2017 – The United Nations deputy chief today wrapped up her visit to two African countries – Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of the Congo – where she stressed the importance of women's...
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Zainab Bangura, UN special representative on sexual violence in conflict, speaking after her...
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Here in Rakai, where Uganda’s first AIDS case was reported in the early 1980s, it is common to see...
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In October 2010 more than 600 Congolese women and girls were reportedly raped along the border...
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Time to reassess the limits and strengths of small-scale lending
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Women in Madagascar benefit from a micro-finance programme: African women’s movements are focusing...
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In an otherwise grim outlook for Africa’s hopes of achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs...
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Women demonstrate in Algeria for changes in the Family Code to allow them greater rights....
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South African civil society groups are seeking to change men’s attitudes towards women, and to...