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Ugandan Women Ask Parliament to Decriminalise Prostitution

“Human and women rights activists have appealed to Members of Parliament not to criminalise prostitution as they debate and pass…

Ghana: 230 Widows Receive Gifts From MP for Twifo Atti Morkwa

“More than 230 widows and children in the Twifo Atti Mokwa District have received pieces of clothes and other products…

Sierra Leone: Rural Women Share Experiences in Farming, Governance

“A group of women Councilors from the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone have ended a two-day learning and exchange visit…

In Northern Nigeria, Drug Abuse Remains a Problem Among Women

“In Kaduna, Habiba, a young woman on the streets of Barnawa, shared her story as she held a baby and…

MOZAMBIQUE: WOMAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER FACING THREATS ONLINE: FÁTIMA MIMBIRE

HARARE, Mozambique,30 January 2019 -/African Media Agency/-Woman human rights defender Fátima Mimbire has been receiving intimidating messages on social media…

STAKEHOLDERS CALL FOR SUPPORT OF THE ECOWAS CONFLICT PREVENTION FRAMEWORK

ABUJA, Nigeria, 29 January 2019 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The Plans of Action (PoA) of the Economic Community of West African…

Ebola hits women in DRC

“The current Ebola outbreak in the northeast of the DRC – the tenth since the disease was identified in 1976…

AFRICAN YOUTH THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP – AL SISI

SHARM-EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, 8 December 2018, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- With a majority of African nations diversifying from traditional sources of income,…

YOUTH AND WOMEN TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT AFRICA 2018 FORUM

– Africa 2018 Forum puts an emphasis on youth and women – Over 250 startups will be participating in the…

Women’s presence at all levels could unlock blue economy’s potential

“With the maritime sector emerging as the new economic frontier for African countries, the issue of gender parity in its…

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