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Africa: Time to Close the Deep Disparities…

04.01.2023 UNFPA East and Southern Africa (Johannesburg)

Africa: Time to Close the Deep Disparities That Leave So Many Persons With Disabilities Behind … Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022 … For the 1 billion people in the…

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Botswana: Achieving Her Dream and Promoting…

04.01.2023 UNFPA East and Southern Africa (Johannesburg)

Botswana: Achieving Her Dream and Promoting Rights - Journey of a Young Woman With a Disability … Gaborone, Botswana — Raised by a single mother in the village of Rasesa, Tsaone Mosweu was born with a genetic eye disorder that would impair her…

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Kenya: Man Face Murder Charges After…

04.01.2023 All Africa News

Kenya: Man Among Three to Face Murder Charge After Abortion Leads to Wife's Death … Nairobi — Three suspects are in police custody after a botched abortion, leading to the death of a middle-aged woman. A police report indicates that the three…

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Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Rates Peak…

04.01.2023 Tammary Esho: The Conversation Africa (Johannesburg)

Kenya: Female Genital Mutilation Rates Peak in Kenya During School Holidays - an Alternative Option Offers a Solution …   … Female genital mutilation is a practice deeply rooted in cultural traditions around the world. The World Health Organisation…

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Tanzania: EALA Launches Strategy to Empower…

04.01.2023 Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

THE East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has launched a five years strategic plan aimed at empowering women leaders on how they can track the development of the group and various opportunities in the regional bloc. EALA Member from Rwanda Fatuma…

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Africa: 2022 Year in Review - Celebrating…

04.01.2023 UN News Service

ONU Femmes … In the last of our Year In Review features, we honor the work of activists helping to protect women's rights, which once again, came under attack in many countries throughout 2022. It often takes considerable bravery to stand up for the…

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