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Women’s march to power is painfully slow

August 21, 2011

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By MARIA NZOMOPosted Saturday, August 20 2011 at 18:05 To understand the passion, the anger and the frustration being expressed by Kenyan women and other gender-friendly groups with the implementation the new Constitution, one would need to have a full appreciation of their many years of struggle to achieve them; only to become “contentious issues”. […]

Women’s march to power is painfully slow

August 21, 2011

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By MARIA NZOMOPosted Saturday, August 20 2011 at 18:05 To understand the passion, the anger and the frustration being expressed by Kenyan women and other gender-friendly groups with the implementation the new Constitution, one would need to have a full appreciation of their many years of struggle to achieve them; only to become “contentious issues”. […]

AFRICA-DEVELOPMENT Governments Need to Reach Out to Rural Women

July 30, 2011

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By Aimable Twahirwa KIGALI, Jul 29, 2011 (IPS) – Governments, especially in Africa, need to have strong accountability measures in place in order to effectively reach women in rural areas through gender responsive budgeting. This was one of the recommendations in the Global Call for Action plan drawn up at the end of an international […]

AFRICA-DEVELOPMENT Governments Need to Reach Out to Rural Women

July 30, 2011

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By Aimable Twahirwa KIGALI, Jul 29, 2011 (IPS) – Governments, especially in Africa, need to have strong accountability measures in place in order to effectively reach women in rural areas through gender responsive budgeting. This was one of the recommendations in the Global Call for Action plan drawn up at the end of an international […]

UN Women-Supported Project to Provide Legal and Medical Services to Rwandan Widows

July 28, 2011

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Posted on July 26 2011 Mother and child at a Village of Hope community centre in Kigali that provides services and emergency housing to women victims of rape and other violent crimes committed during the Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, women were systematically raped by HIV-infected men as part of a campaign to spread the […]

UN Women-Supported Project to Provide Legal and Medical Services to Rwandan Widows

July 28, 2011

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Posted on July 26 2011 Mother and child at a Village of Hope community centre in Kigali that provides services and emergency housing to women victims of rape and other violent crimes committed during the Rwandan genocide. During the genocide, women were systematically raped by HIV-infected men as part of a campaign to spread the […]