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10 Articles
  • Editorial

  • Rwanda

    Women playing key role in reconstruction

    In the midst of worldwide criticism and debate, women of Rwanda have stood up from the shadows of their spouses and families to act as the central pillar to Rwanda s reconstruction.
    Nasra Bishumba
  • Malawi

    Is Africa ready for a female President?

    Can a female politician from an African country break the jink which only sees male politcians ruling their nations as heads of states by being President or Prime Minister? Some women might have climbed high on the political ladder but no woman has ever had the opportunity to be a State President in Africa.
    Charles Banda
  • Somalia

    FGM rampant despite campaigns against it

    Somali women activists rank Female Genital Mutilation as constituting the extreme form of violence perpetrated against women in Somalia. But their recent resolve to counter the practice is being challenged by Islamic religious zealots
    Henry Neondo
  • Africa

    No let up in women rights violation

    Women in Africa suffer in silence as their rights continue to be trampled on.
    Esther Mwangi
  • Zimbabwe

    Virginity and HIV tests before Marriage

    In an effort to combart the spread of HIV/AIDS, girls must undergo monthly virginity tests and men must produce documented proof of their HIV-negative status.
    Rodrick Mukumbira
  • Botswana

    Women brace for elections

    As Botswana braces for its second general election since the Fourth Conference on Women in Beijing China in 1995, women take stock of what has been achieved since then.
    Mqondisi Dube
  • Clippings

  • War and Peace

  • Action and Contacts - ZIMBABWE

    Rescuing Bulawayo's street kids

    It is a few minutes before lunchtime and a disorderly queue of dishevelled youths in ragged clothes has already formed outside the doors of Thuthuka, a drop-in centre for street children in Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo.
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