A group in Kenya, Voice for Women and Girls’ Rights-Kenya (VWGR), has welcomed the government’s initiative which targets eliminating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in workplaces within the country as early as 2026.
The South Africa National Assembly has passed gender-based violence (GBV) bills that will change the landscape in terms of how government departments, law enforcement and the courts deal with cases of violence against women and the vulnerable.
United Nations HIV/Aids agency has called for urgent action to end gender-based violence (GBV) which exacerbates women’s vulnerability to HIV.
The Executive Director of the West Point Women for Health and Development Organization (WPDHDO), Madam Nelly Cooper has voiced out to encourage women to make efforts to participate in the public and private sector of Liberia, noting that women are decision-makers and should not subject themselves to fear or intimidation by their male counterparts.
Focused on providing support for women, Ecobank Tanzania has launched an initiative that is deliberately designed to empower and support women-led and/or women-focused enterprises with financial and value-added solutions.
A group in Gaborone, the capital of Botswana, Men and Boys for Gender Equality (MBGE), is set to host the first-ever gender-based violence (GBV) activism award ceremony in the city on June 11.
A new networking group for women in Zimbabwe, the African Women in Animal Resource Farming and Agribusiness (AWARFA), has issued a call notifying the government that it is critical to unleashing the capacity of women to allow effective participation in modernizing the agricultural sector towards the path of enhanced resilience, improved food security and poverty reduction.