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Ending Gender-Based Violence Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Ending Gender-Based Violence Is Everyone’s Responsibility

Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Uganda is taking an important step forward to protect women and girls by launching its National Action Plan on the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence. I commend the government of Uganda, especially the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, on acknowledging gender-based violence […]

Rwanda: First Ladies Kagame, Talon Pledge To Collaborate In Enhancing Childcare

Rwanda: First Ladies Kagame, Talon Pledge To Collaborate In Enhancing Childcare

First Lady Jeannette Kagame and her Benin counterpart Claudine Talon have pledged to work together to promote women and childcare in their respective countries. They were speaking during a dinner hosted by Mrs Kagame in honour of the visiting First Lady of Benin. The Tuesday dinner in Kigali was attended by a number of senior […]

Community Takes Action On Gender-Based Violence

Community Takes Action On Gender-Based Violence

WITH tears rolling down her cheeks, Ouma Bertha bravely shares her story. While taking a breath from her journey by taxi, she sat quietly in the peaceful room for some minutes. With a smile lighting up her face, Ouma Bertha realised she was talking to someone who was paying attention to her story. She apologised […]

Zambia: First Lady Calls For Arrest Of Kafue Woman Abusers

Zambia: First Lady Calls For Arrest Of Kafue Woman Abusers

FIRST Lady Esther Lungu has directed the police under the Victim Support Unit (VSU) to arrest perpetrators of the recent stripping and sexual abuse of a known woman in Kafue. Mrs Lungu who shed tears said it was barbaric and un-Zambian for human beings to treat a fellow human being and a woman in such […]

Men And Boys: The Missing Link In Solutions To Gender Based Violence

Violence against women and girls is a huge challenge and an obstacle to development across the world. It has been recognized as an obstacle to the achievement of the objectives of equality, development and peace. In recent years, there is an increased reportage or incidences of violence against women and girls across the world. There […]