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“Development is not going to happen without women”

Interview with head of UN Women in Southern Africa In South Africa and Mozambique, women have reached the benchmark of 30 per cent women’s representation in parliament. What’s the picture across Southern Africa? As a sub-region we certainly have a long way … Continue reading

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North African women press for freedom, rights and dignity

Note to the editor:  The popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt appear to have set the stage for a wave of women’s activism in Africa, with a fresh demand for freedom and dignity. Fatma Naib examines this phenomenon for UN … Continue reading

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