Lastest Gender Equity News

As gender equity rises, Ugandan women seek divorce
In 2004 Uganda’s Constitutional Court nullified a law that made it virtually impossible for a woman to get a divorce. Magistrate David Batema, who presides over divorce hearings, says that in today’s age of gender equality, a marriage should not be “a …
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United Nations Target Gender Equality for Urban Development
According to a United Nations study, the cities of the future will prosper only if there is gender equality in the key areas of health, employment, and housing. The report cited the need for increasing opportunities for women and presented arguments to …
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Climbing against gender-based violence: A quest for dignity, equality and justice
In Namibia, 40% of females have experienced physical violence compared to 28% of their male counterparts, according to a 2009 study on Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) conducted by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare. The 2011 …
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