UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Newsletter of August 2016

This issue highlights: 

  • Africa women leaders demand space for transformative leadership; 
  • “Buy from Women” Innovative Platform launched in Rwanda; 
  • Adult literacy opens up new opportunities for women farmers in Malawi; 
  • Uganda Police Force managers to enforce Gender Responsive Policing; 
  • Sudan steps up efforts to integrate women in DDR processes; 
  • Snapshots from TICAD VI: Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment critical in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals; 
  • Orange Day Partnership Drive in Mozambique; 
  • Turkana County Government Officers trained on Gender Mainstreaming; 
  • South Sudanese Women Refugees Encouraged to Take Leadership Roles; 
  • Mentorship programme on commercial swine farming for rural women entrepreneurs launched in Mozambique; and 
  • Safe House for survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Ethiopia

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ESAR August Newsletter

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Botswana; Burundi; Ethiopia; Malawi; Rwanda; Somalia; South Sudan; Sudan; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zimbabwe

Resource type: Newsletters/magazines

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

Publication year: 2016

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