UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of April 2016

UN Women Eastern and Southern Africa Regional newsletter of April 2016

The highlights of this issue:

  • Transformational Leadership Training Equips Ethiopian Women to Transform Institutions:The Story of Mrs. Fikre Mulugeta of Ahmara Regional Council

  • Uganda agrees on Gender Statistics to accelerate Sustainable Development Goals Implementation

  • UN Women and Africa UNiTE Launch “Violence Thrives in our Silence” Documentary

  • The Time is NOW: High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment Regional Consultations

  • Bravo! Botswana’s leadership on the SADC sponsored resolution on Women, girl child and HIV a resounding success

  • YieldWise Partnerships for reducing post-harvest loss in Africa

  • Celebration for Mozambican Woman’s Day turns into an opportunity for rural women

  • Ethiopian Network for Gender Equality in Agriculture (ENGEA) Empowers Rural Women to be Equal Beneficiaries and Change Agents of Agricultural Transformation

  • UN Women and UNECA Develops Curicculum on Gender, Transformative Leadership and the Extractive Industries

  • Uganda’s renewed vigor for women’s political participation in elections

  • UN Women Botswana: Lessons from the first 60 days in office in an Upper Middle Income Country

  • UN Women South Africa Launches Global Study on United Nations Security Resolution 1325

  • Tebogo Mashego breaks the odds in Steel & Manufacturing Industry in South Africa

  • UN Women South Africa celebrates International Day of Sport for Development and Peace with the South African Local Government Association

  • UN Women, University of Juba and the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare in South Sudan signs a Memorandum of Agreement

Bibliographic information

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

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Governance and national planning; HIV and AIDS; Leadership and political participation; Monitoring and evaluation; Partnerships; Peace and security

Resource type: Newsletters/magazines

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

Publication year: 2016

Number of pages: 19

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