Post Tagged with: "Equality"

Liberian President Sirleaf welcomes women’s call for equal protection to land, asks women to do more: “Stand up and be accounted for”

As New Land Law in Liberia Moves towards Finalization, Women from Across Africa Call for Equal Protection to Land Ownership Rights

March 12, 2014 at 08:51

Liberian President Sirleaf welcomes women’s call for equal protection to land, asks women to do more: “Stand up and be accounted for.” Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf, along with Liberian Minister […]

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Gender equality should be part of basic science training

January 9, 2014 at 10:45

By Shirley Malcolm – SciDev.Net Architects’ training offers a model of how avoiding gender bias can be instilled into scientists, says Shirley Malcom. Women are poorly represented in science, and […]

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Focus on Disability: Enabling full participation in science

January 3, 2014 at 13:30

By Sue Coe – SciDev.Net Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. It’s a day of celebration and challenge for the world to consider issues concerning its citizens […]

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Profoundly saddened by passing of Nelson Mandela, secretary-general praises leader as man of towering achievement, giant for justice

December 6, 2013 at 15:45

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement on the death of Nelson Mandela, in New York on 5 December: Nelson Mandela was a singular figure on the global stage — […]

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Charlotte Maxeke

SA: Women’s Month message

August 14, 2013 at 14:00

Every journey begins with just a single step; most are filled with joy and the promise of a safe arrival. There are however times when taking the first step requires […]

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Tanzania women of achievement awards 2013 launched!

Tanzania women of achievement awards 2013 launched!

February 11, 2013 at 06:53

Tanzania Women of Achievement has today launched the 2013 Tanzania Women of Achievement Awards (TWAA) scheduled to take place on this year’s international women’s day 8th of March 2013. These […]

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SA: Committee to monitor transformation at varsities

SA: Committee to monitor transformation at varsities

January 23, 2013 at 12:29

Johannesburg – Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande has announced the establishment of an Oversight Committee on Transformation in South African Public Universities. The committee will advise the […]

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SA: Send your budget tips to the minister

SA: Send your budget tips to the minister

January 21, 2013 at 12:52

Pretoria – Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has invited the public to submit their tips on what they would like to see in the National Budget, which he will table next […]

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Tunisia: UN expert group calls for guarantees on gender equality and women’s rights advancement

Tunisia: UN expert group calls for guarantees on gender equality and women’s rights advancement

January 14, 2013 at 11:51

The United Nations Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice called on the Government of Tunisia to adopt stronger constitutional provisions on gender equality and non-discrimination, […]

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SA: Opportunities for people with disabilities improving

SA: Opportunities for people with disabilities improving

December 5, 2012 at 09:02

Kanyamazane – The Department of Women, Children and People with Disabilities has worked hard to ensure that people with disabilities are no longer only offered sheltered employment but can now […]

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