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106. Women and Peace in Africa
  Thursday, August 25, 2005  by Admin
  These case studies on womens contribution to a culture of peace in Africa were initiated and undertaken as part of the UNESCO Culture of Peace Project, more specifically by the Women and the Culture of Peace Programme which had a special focus on Africa. UNESCO and UNIDIR are proud to be joining hands in publishing these case studies during this first decade of the millennium, declared as the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-violence for the Children of the World...
 
107. Gender and the Information Revolution in Africa
  Monday, August 22, 2005  by Admin
  Information is universally acknowledged to be a lynchpin of sustainable and equitable development. In Africa, however, access to information is limited, and especially so for rural women. The essays in this book examine the current and potential impact of the ICT explosion in Africa. They focus on gender issues and analyze the extent to which women's needs and preferences are being served. The authors underscore the need for information to be made directly relevant to the needs of rural women, whether in the areas of agriculture, health, microenterprise, or education.
 
108. Nationa Report for Promoting the Linkages between Womens Employment and the Reduction of Child Labour
  Wednesday, August 17, 2005  by Admin
  This interregional project, promoting linkages between women’s employment and the reduction of child labour is implemented by the Gender Promotion Programme in collaboration with the International Programme on Elimination of Child Labour. The rationale of this study/ project is to address problems of women’s employment and those of child labour as related factors. The linkages between employment of women and the use of child labour are significant particularly for the girl child.
 
109. A century later, little has changed for most females
  Wednesday, August 17, 2005  by Admin
  Summary & Comment: Cultural practices that affect only women still continue in Tanzania, and they often affect the health and security of women. The government recently announced that it is finalising a National Family Policy designed to address strategies to safeguard and promote the interests of households, including the protection of women's rights.
 
110. A century later, little has changed for most females
  Wednesday, August 17, 2005  by Admin
  Summary & Comment: Cultural practices that affect only women still continue in Tanzania, and they often affect the health and security of women. The government recently announced that it is finalising a National Family Policy designed to address strategies to safeguard and promote the interests of households, including the protection of women's rights.
 
111. Human Rights, Formalisation and Women's Land Rights in Southern and Eastern Africa
  Wednesday, August 10, 2005  by Admin
  Land is a vital resource for rural livelihoods who depend on agricultural activities for their survival. This report looks at some land reform initiatives from a gendered human rights prospective. The aim of the report is to make a contribution to the operationalisation of the human rights-based approach, which has a direct bearing on international and national land reform policies, facilitating gender equality through elimination of discrimination against women.
 
112. Increasing the Effective Participation of Women in Food and Nutrition Security in Africa
  Wednesday, August 10, 2005  by Admin
  Customary and legal institutions in many countries discriminate against women in terms of human rights. This gender gap has been covered in education more than in asset ownership. This brief promotes a approaches that can be used to increase effective participation of women in food and nutrition security in Africa; To eradicate discrimination against women and to promote catch-up by implementing active measures in services for women.
 
113. 259 entrepreneurs learn exhibition skills
  Thursday, July 21, 2005  by Admin
  The Impprove Your Business Skills training, which was one among many by the ILO as a strategy to enhance contribution of women entrepreneurs in creating meaning and sustainable employment opportunities.
 
114. No development without gender equality
  Tuesday, July 12, 2005  by Admin
  Gender equality is a prerequisite for development and poverty reduction, governments and the world over should promote it, a Cabinet minister said yesterday. Dr Asha-Rose Migiro of the Community Development, Gender and Children docket made the remarks during World Population Day celebrations in Dar es Salaam.
 
115. TANZANIA: A century later, little has changed for females
  Thursday, April 14, 2005  by Admin
  Africa may be totally different today than it was a century or so ago but many girls still face cultural practises that affected their great grandmothers.

In Tanzania, a number of these cultural activities continue to be practised, to the detriment of women's health and their general well being, and they work against women's empowerment.
 
116. Has Beijing reached rural areas?
  Sunday, March 13, 2005  by Admin
  Woman. What does it mean to be a woman? A daughter, wife, mother, mistress and what have you.

To many a man the word ‘woman’ connotes the best and the worst of humanity.
 
117. Statement for International Women's Day 2005
  Wednesday, March 09, 2005  by Admin
  8th March 2005 being Women's Day, attached are links to speeches by the Secretary General in English and Kiswahili.

 
118. Gender Briefing Report
  Thursday, September 23, 2004  by Admin
  The Women’s Information Centre (WIC) organized an educative briefing session on gender with a view of familiarizing staff and other participants with the most important concepts and events related to gender. The session was in accordance with the WIC’s mission to strengthen the Ministry in terms of provision of quality and timely information.
 

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