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KENYA: President Kenyatta Launches Campaign Against Gender Inequality
Monday, 01 December 2014

Source: Coast Week
Kenya has launched a solidarity movement that engages men and boys to end gender inequality in the country. The move is to help break the silence by raising voices and taking action whenever one gender's right is violated.

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BOTSWANA: Men Play 90 Minutes Against Gender Violence
Monday, 01 December 2014

Source: Mwegi Online
The Saturday event was held at New Era college ground where eight teams and the community gathered to share information about GBV and other family related issues.

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AFRICA: Gender Equality Key to African Development - Pan-African MPs
Monday, 01 December 2014

Source: AllAfrica
Members of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) have largely attributed Africa's underdevelopment to gender inequality.

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INTERNATIONAL: The Campaigns to End FGM Are a Step Forward, But They Don't Go Far Enough
Monday, 01 December 2014

Source: The Independent
A 16-day global campaign against gender-based violence, with a particular focus on female genital mutilation (FGM), has began this week.

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NAMIBIA: Namibians Cast Ballots In Africa's First E-Vote
Saturday, 29 November 2014

Source: News 24
Namibians voted on Friday in a general election billed as Africa's first e-vote, with the ruling party expected to retain power in the country it has run since independence.

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INTERNATIONAL: A Call To Men To Fight Gender Violence
Saturday, 29 November 2014

Source: Gender Links
Gender-based violence (GBV) is a global problem of pandemic proportions.

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NIGERIA: How To Promote Financial Inclusion In Nigeria
Saturday, 29 November 2014

Source: World Economic Forum
In 2012, Nigeria introduced the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) and promoted it as a key driver in becoming one of the world's largest economies.

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AFRICA: UN Sounds Alarm To End ‘Global Pandemic’ Of Violence Against Women
Friday, 28 November 2014

Source: UN News Centre
Violence against women and girls is a global pandemic that destroys lives, fractures communities and holds back development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as the world body today marked the International Day to End Violence against Women.

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AFRICA: 16 Days of Activism: UNHCR Vows To Work For The End Of Child Marriage
Friday, 28 November 2014

Source: UNHCR
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres on Tuesday condemned child marriage and said his organization must do its utmost to help stop the practice, which affects an estimated 15 million girls every year.

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RWANDA: Interpol Campaign Against Organised Crime Launched
Friday, 28 November 2014

Source: The New Times
The Interpol 'Turn Back Crime' global campaign was officially launched in Rwanda yesterday with a call to the public to cooperate with security organs to prevent crime.

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