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As part of its programme to support parliaments in addressing all forms of violence against women, the IPU is organizing, with the Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania, a seminar for East and Southern African Parliaments on preventing and...

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SWAZILAND needs to reserve a quota for women and physically challenged persons in the electoral process. This would guarantee full representation of women and marginalised groups in elective positions.The African Union made this recommendation to...

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This report presents the results of the workshop entitled "Dialogue on Political Parties and Governance in the SADC Region." It contains information on the functioning and structure of political parties in five countries from the South African...

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This report outlines the problems faced by women in the energy sector of Swaziland. It explores solutions for alleviating women's energy problems in the country and identifies means by which they can develop sustainable energy projects that can...

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MBABANE – A segment of the women electorate is disappointed with the poor representation of women in Parliament. The Chairperson of the Gender Consortium under the Co-ordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Orga-nisations (CANGO), Hleli Luhlanga,...

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Archaic and chauvinistic practices are being used to prevent Swazi women from taking part in the upcoming primary elections, despite the country having a constitution that guarantees their rights, says political analyst Dr. Sikelela Dlamini. “The...
Following the elections and recent government appointments made by King Mswati and members of parliament (MPs), Swaziland has hit rock bottom in women's representation in government, just at the time when the country should be giving its last push...
Swaziland's Indlovukazi (the mother of the king) has joined a growing chorus of misinformation about the kingdom's forthcoming undemocratic national election. She called upon all Swazi women to participate in the election and said she would be happy...
SADC’s women parliamentary caucus will visit Swaziland from the today to Thursday to lobby on issues of women empowerment.The caucus, also referred to as the Regional Women’s Parliamentary Caucus (RWPC), is led by Beauty Dlulane, an MP and also the...

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Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics