Strong laws are vital to ending violence against women, but the long road to tackling this scourge begins with a change in attitudes, Deputy Secretary-General Asha-Rose Migiro stressed today during a visit to Ethiopia.

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Report says a child protection worker commonly called Aunty Lois by her wards has become one of the most recent victims of death threats, harassment and intimidation by some women in Katema Village, in the Mambolo Chiefdom, after she refused to join the Bondo society.

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Ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, Australia, the Royal Commonwealth Society and Plan International have issued a joint call for action in a new policy paper.

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Gender equality matters in its own right but is also smart economics: Countries that create better opportunities and conditions for women and girls can raise productivity, improve outcomes for children, make institutions more representative, and advance development prospects for all, says a new World Bank flagship report.

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A new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) highlights significant gaps in areas such as education and health, mostly favouring males, as boys and girls in developing countries grow older.

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August is when Nchoo Ngochila would normally be gearing up for the traditional female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) season in her Ilchamus community in Kenya's Rift Valley Province.

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Child marriage is a global scourge that steals the innocence of millions of girls, perpetuating a cycle of poverty, ignorance and discrimination down through the generations, rights groups say.

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In many developing countries, teenage girls' days are filled with hard labor as they enter into an adulthood of second-class citizenship. Now, a study finds, climate change threatens to make girls' lives even harder.

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"I wanted to get an education but my parents were determined to marry me off," says Himanot Yehewala, an Ethiopian girl who was married five years ago at the age of 13.

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The ongoing 7th Session of the Committee on Women and Development (CWD) dedicated its afternoon session on Thursday to current initiatives that strive to end Violence against Women and Girls (VaW&G) in Africa.

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