Two national ministers have spoken out about sexual offences against women and children.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday unveiled a downsized cabinet where, in a first, half the members are women, a top official said.
The rape and murder of women and children should be declared a national disaster. The call was made at a protest march by the Western Cape United Safety Front in Cape Town on Wednesday.
The United Nations Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, says she will call for the acceleration of investment into various sectors in order for women’s lives to be changed.
Former South African Cabinet Minister and Current Chairperson of the Common Wealth Women Parliamentarians in Africa Region, Thoko Didiza, visited Lesotho to share experiences and strengthen women parliamentarian caucus.