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Breakthrough as Kenya poised to elect first female governors

Category: Gender policy 

2017-05-02

Women are likely to be elected for the first time to some of Kenya's powerful governor positions after making historic gains in party primaries this week

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Once A Somali Refugee, She’s Now Running As Somalia’s First Female President

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-08-16

According to media reports Dayib has already received death threats, but that has not killed her dream of becoming Somalia’s first female President

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UN Women announces Anne Hathaway as Goodwill Ambassador

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-06-16

I feel honoured and inspired by this opportunity to aid in advancing gender equality. Significant progress has already been made but it is time that we collectively intensify our efforts..

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Fight for equality risks exacerbating violence against women - campaigners

Category: Gender in the world 

Emma Batha and Belinda Goldsmith
2016-05-23

Women's battle for equality is bringing benefits in health, finance and political participation but there could be an ugly side-effect - rising levels of violence against them

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US Celebrates Contribution of 10 Young Global Leaders

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-04-20

Ten remarkable young people from around the world will be recognized by the SD for their efforts to create constructive social change at the inaugural Global Emerging Young Leaders Award

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Palestinian teacher wins $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Category: Gender in the world 


2016-03-14

A Palestinian primary school teacher who grew up in a refugee camp won a $1 million prize for teaching excellence on Sunday, beating out 8,000 other applicants from around the world

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Conflict-hit women need more reproductive, sexual health aid-U.N. agency head

Category: Gender in the world 

Joseph D'Urso
2015-12-03

Around a quarter of the 100 million people globally who need humanitarian aid are women or teenage girls of childbearing age, but sexual and reproductive health services are underfunded

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The Gambia bans female genital mutilation

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-11-25

President Yahya Jammeh outlaws practice that affects three-quarters of women in west African country

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Many nations' laws hinder women's access to jobs, credit-World Bank study

Category: Gender in the world 

Ellen Wulfhorst
2015-09-10

Laws in many nations persist in keeping women from working in jobs of their choice, block their access to credit or leave them unprotected against domestic violence, according to a World Bank

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Obama tells Kenyans they can succeed, sees challenges

Category: Gender in the world 

Jeff Mason and Edith Honan
2015-07-28

Barack Obama told Kenyans on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland there was "no limit to what you can achieve" but said they had to deepen democracy...

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