UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of January

Authors/editor(s): Rose Ogola, Communications/Advocacy Specialist

The highlights of this month

  • UN Women Malawi launches HeForShe campaign and UNiTE Creative Artist Advisory Group
  • At African Union Summit, UN Women Executive Director calls for women’s full participation to accelerate peace and sustainable development
  • Voices from Addis at the 24th AU Summit
  • UN Women Burundi and the Independent National Electoral Commission: Mainstreaming gender throughout the electoral process
  • ONU Femmes Burundi et la CENI : pour une prise en compte du genre dans le processus électoral.
  • South Africa—Partnering to ensure women’s voices are heard
  • H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the United Nations General Assembly calls for urgent action gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • UN Women Sudan works with state police to support women and child victims of GBV
  • 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence in Sudan

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa; Burundi; Congo, Democratic Republic of the; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Rwanda; Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa; Eswatini; Somalia; Sudan; South Sudan; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zimbabwe

Subject area(s): Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Leadership and political participation; Political empowerment; Decision-making; Gender equality and inequality; Ending violence against women and girls; Training; Champions

Resource type: Newsletters/magazines

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

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 12

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