UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of December 2015

The highlights of this issue :

  • Breaking the Glass Ceiling
  • The Government of Japan supports Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in South Sudan
  • Ethiopia commemorates the International Human Rights Day and marks the close of the 16 Days of Activism campaign against Gender-Based Violence
  • Africa’s first democratically elected female head of state visits the United Nations complex in Nairobi
  • Uganda marks 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence
  • Gender perspectives on climate change
  • HeForShe Movement launched in Ethiopia
  • Ugandan men ‘Walk a Mile in her Shoes’
  • Regional Technical Experts Workshop on Gender and Macroeconomic Policies in Africa

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Uganda; Kenya; South Sudan; South Africa; Sudan; Zimbabwe; Zambia; Somalia; Congo, Democratic Republic of the; Burundi

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Education; Entrepreneurship; Gender, culture and society; Gender mainstreaming

Resource type: Newsletters/magazines

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 18

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)