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COVID-19 increases risks of violence against women

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The COVID-19 has increased the risks of sexual and gender-based violence against women in the Northern Region, Madam Bushira Alhassan, Northern Regional Director, Department...
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International Day of the Girl-Child: Zonta Clubs of Ghana want abuses to end

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The Zonta Clubs of Ghana, in marking the International Day of the Girl Child, on Sunday, has called for an end to all traditional...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

Economic development key to ending violence against women in Africa

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Africa should invest more in the economic emancipation of women and girls if efforts aimed at countering poverty and violence are to yield any...
education

Women’s education improves, but violence against them still prevalent

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Despite progress in education in the last 25 years, violence against women and girls is still accepted in many parts of the world, said...
domestic violence

Malawi government condemns increasing violence against women, children

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The government of Malawi has condemned the spate of violence against women and children that has recently taken place in the country. ...

Zonta Club appeals for media space to advocate against child marriage

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Zonta Club, an international non-governmental organization that advocates for the welfare of women and girls, has appealed to media institutions for airtime to enlighten...

Commonwealth paper finds “impressive improvements” in women’s access to maternal health

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A new Commonwealth paper finds “impressive improvements” in women’s access to maternal health, enrolment in primary school and participation in the workforce. The technical...
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Rigorous Laws Needed to End Violence Against Women – ActionAid

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The ActionAid Ghana (AAG) has appealed to stakeholders to come out with policies and stringent legislations that could bring an end to all forms...
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GRASAG Gender Commission Joins The Fight Against “Sexual Harassment”

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The Gender Commission of the Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG) National Secretariat, joins the International Community this year to mark the 16 Days...
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UN Charge Public to Help End Violence Against Women and Girls

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Actions are needed now more than ever to prevent and respond to violence against all women and girls, underscored United Nations representatives at the...

Ghana launches campaign against gender violence

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Ghana on Saturday began a nationwide campaign against gender-based violence. The 16 days of activism against gender-based violence is an international campaign that starts on...

Ghana Gov’t takes steps to enhance lives of women

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The Government has taken concrete steps to enhance the lives of women and creating an enabling environment for their progress and advancement, Madam Otiko...

Turkey deeply immersed in violence against women

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Women in Turkey enjoy far better legal protections than many of their Middle East neighbors. But reports of violence against women have become increasingly...

Tanzania launches course on violence against women, children

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The course, launched at the Institute of Judicial Administration (IJA) in Lushoto, Tanga region, addresses the stigma, stereotypes and biases about violence against women...
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AfDB starts training on cyber violence for Kenya security officers

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AfDB said some 55 high ranking police officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) and public prosecutors from across the country are undergoing...

Gender-based Violence Court Established In Western Region

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She said often, women and girls appear to remain in subordinate positions and are abused in terms of their fundamental human rights. The Chief State...
EU and partnering agents

Ending violence against women requires efforts of all – EU/UN Agencies

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The European Union together with UN Agencies in Ghana and the Government has launched an initiative to support the global ’16 Days of Activism,...
violence against women

South Africa launches campaign against gender-based violence

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"Violence and the abuse of women and children exist and must be fought by all of us," President Jacob Zuma said at the launch...
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Rwandan president condemns violence against women

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame has strongly condemned violence against women in the country and those responsible will face justice and pay heavily for their...
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Zambia committed to advance gender equality – Inonge Wina

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Zambia's Vice-President Inonge Wina said the southern African nation was committed to advancing gender equality, a statement obtained on Wednesday said. The Zambian vice-president, in...
Chief (Mrs) Ebelechukwu Obiano, receiving the Eminent Ambassadors of Peace Award from the World Peace Vice President and Chairman Governing Council Board, His Excellency Chief Ambassador. Per Stafsen during the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women organized by the International Association of World Peace Advocates at Women Development Centre (WDC), Awka on 25/11/14.

Violence Against Women Must End-Mrs Obiano

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The wife of the Anambra State governor Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano has advocated the adoption of drastic measures and institution of reforms to bring...
Chief (Mrs) Ebelechukwu Obiano, receiving the Eminent Ambassadors of Peace Award from the World Peace Vice President and Chairman Governing Council Board, His Excellency Chief Ambassador. Per Stafsen during the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women organized by the International Association of World Peace Advocates at Women Development Centre (WDC), Awka on 25/11/14.

We Need Effective Reforms To End Violence Against Women-Mrs. Obiano

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The wife of the Anambra State governor Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano has advocated the adoption of drastic measures and institution of reforms to bring...

Let?s Unite To End Violence Against Women-FOSDA

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA) is calling for stronger enforcement of laws which seeks to protect women against violence. In a...

Ghana To Host First National Conference on Violence Against Women

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The Brong-Ahafo Regional Capital,??Sunyani will from 28th to 30th?November, 2013 host the first National Conference on Violence Against Women The conference is aimed at developing...