Women

By IAfrica
In Features
Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Namibians are destroying their good name through the high incidence of gender-based violence (GBV) in the country, says President Hifikepunye Pohamba.  “I say shame on us. What kind of society am I living in as president of this country?” asked Poha...
By IAfrica
In children
Jun 20th, 2014
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By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Despite the high prevalence of gender-based violence (GBV) there is only a single shelter to accommodate more than 18 women and their children in Windhoek at a time when GBV is reportedly on the increase. Besides that, the Friendly Haven shelter has only been occupi...
By IAfrica
In GBV
Jun 12th, 2014
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 By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK - Women who experience violence in volatile abusive relationships face four times higher the risk of contracting HIV, an international study on the linkages between gender-based violence (GBV) and HIV has revealed. Furthermore the study titled, “Gender-Based Vio...
By IAfrica
In Columns
Jun 10th, 2014
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Women in the struggle MUCH more could be said of the role of women in our struggle from feeding and caring for the combatants in the war zone, which they did unstintingly, to actual military duties. And they were not alone in this. I still remember with great pride the Cuban women’s anti-aircra...
By IAfrica
In Business & Finance
May 21st, 2014
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WINDHOEK - The majority of businesswomen and aspiring female entrepreneurs in Namibia are stuck in a condition that does not allow them to progress. However, if more women owning small- and medium-size enterprises are empowered then poverty can be reduced and a more prosperous society can be realised...
By IAfrica
In AU
Apr 24th, 2014
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WINDHOEK - Combating underemployment, particularly among the youth and women, must be at the top of Africa’s agenda for the next decade. Underemployment is defined as the condition in which people in a labour force are employed in less than full-time or regular jobs or at jobs inadequate to the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Children & Youth
Mar 20th, 2014
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[Warning: might be a bit TMI][NSFW] (self.TrueAtheism) And pardon the possible disorganization, this is a stream of consciousness that I’ve been wanting to share for a while… It’s a little long, but bear with me… For the first 15 years of my life I was Christian girl. When I w...
By IAfrica
In Women
Mar 15th, 2014
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It all comes down to power. And the consequences of Muslim migration to Western countries. The more Taliban move to the UK, the more honor killings there will be. Farhad Sarfi, 23, is on trial for murdering Polish national Orina Morawiec, 21, at their flat in south-east London in August last year. Th...
By IndepthAfrica
In Women
Aug 26th, 2013
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Are they on again? Could Andrew and Fergie then be the Burton and Taylor of the House of Windsor? The dodgem cars were hurtling around at full speed and there were shrieks of excitement on the helter-skelter, but away from the fairground sideshows, the presence of the Duke and Duchess of York was jus...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Aug 26th, 2013
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They are called ‘bumsters’ in Gambia, ‘Rastitutes’ or ‘beach boys’ in the Caribbean and ‘sanky pankies’ in the Dominican Republic. These are the men who, in increasing numbers, are providing sex in return for money or goods to women who want a holiday ‘romance’. The men are invariably from impoverish...