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  • Article: Victoria's State Government Has An Equal Gender Cabinet For The First Time In History
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    Victoria's State Government Has An Equal Gender Cabinet For The First Time In History

    By Madeleine Keck|Dec. 7, 2018

    There are 11 men and 11 women in Victoria's new cabinet line-up. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Celebrates 100 Years of Woman of Fortitude, Albertina Sisulu, at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100
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    South Africa Celebrates 100 Years of Woman of Fortitude, Albertina Sisulu, at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100

    By Mbali Kgame|Dec. 5, 2018

    “We honour and celebrate her legacy of charity.” Read more

  • Article: Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Wins First-Ever Global Citizen Prize for a World Leader
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    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Wins First-Ever Global Citizen Prize for a World Leader

    By Thato Mahlangu|Dec. 2, 2018

    Solberg has received the inaugural prize for her commitment to fighting for equal rights for women. Read more

  • Article: #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa
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    #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Vodacom Group

    ”It’s clear that not enough is being done to address this scourge.” Read more

  • Article: A Pink ‘Tampon Taxi’ is Picking Up Passengers in London to Teach About Period Poverty
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    A Pink ‘Tampon Taxi’ is Picking Up Passengers in London to Teach About Period Poverty

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 30, 2018

    The London cab will deliver 5,000 sanitary packs to homeless shelters and schools. Read more

  • Article: British Women Are Still Completely Outnumbered in Local Government
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    British Women Are Still Completely Outnumbered in Local Government

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Nov. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Only one in three seats are held by female councillors. Read more

  • Article: Tiwa Savage Isn't Apologizing for Being a Female Afrobeat Artist
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    Tiwa Savage Isn't Apologizing for Being a Female Afrobeat Artist

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 30, 2018

    The pop star fights to stay on top in Nigeria’s male-dominated music industry — and empower others. Read more

  • Article: Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment
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    Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 29, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is championing policies that will close the gender gap in South Africa. Read more