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The 1st ever EAC Gender Barometer to be Launched in May

The 1st ever EAC Gender Barometer to be Launched in May

On 3rd and 4th May 2017, various stakeholders on gender Equality in the East African Community and beyond will converge in Kampala, Uganda to witness the launch of the 1st ever Gender Barometer and …

Tanzania: No Gender Equity Yet in Top Leadership

Tanzania: No Gender Equity Yet in Top Leadership

By Lilian Lucas Morogoro — Tanzania's support for the international resolution on gender equality with specific regard to leadership positions is well documented; however, its implementation in …

UN Rights Chief Alarmed By Rape Chants in Burundi

UN Rights Chief Alarmed By Rape Chants in Burundi

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has expressed outrage at an apparent widespread pattern of rallies in several provinces across Burundi, where young men from the …

Eritrea-Women's Participation in Higher Education Increases

Eritrea-Women's Participation in Higher Education Increases

Asmara — Reports of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) indicate that as a result of wider access to education thorough out the nation, the participation of women in higher education has …

Women, children main victims as famine, cholera worsen in drought-hit Somalia

Women, children main victims as famine, cholera worsen in drought-hit Somalia

An internally displaced Somali child stands among other people who have fled from drought-stricken regions at a makeshift camp in Baidoa, west of Mogadishu, Sunday. Photo Credit-REUTERS BAIDOA, …
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