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Somalia is promising tough new laws against sexual violence and Female Genital Mutilation. Both are perpetrated on a regular basis, according to activists. But they often go unreported because of the stigma attached to victims in the country. This report
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Paramedics frequently risk their own lives to save others; one of their toughest missions is air rescue. In Cape Town, South Africa, a young woman has just made history, by joining the ranks of these heroes. Travers Andrews reports
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The sport of Roller Derby may be in its infancy but its starting to take root especially in Cape Town where an all female league has been established.,CCTV's Travers Andrews report.
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Habiba Ghribi the first Woman to give Tunisia a medal at the Olympics, determined to fly her country's flag high despite the challenges at this year's world championships
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Low usage of the female condom in uganda is becoming a major concern for health officials. After a successful campaign to reduce HIV and Aids in the country, prevalence rates have started to rise again.
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Church of Uganda has joined the fight to condemn the inhumane practice of Female Genital Mutilation. Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali together with the United Nations Population Fund held a sensitization campaign in Kapchorwa
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This is a story of discipline and determination - to make it to the top. Zimasa Mabela has spent years working her way up the ranks in the country's navy. Now she's emerged - as South Africa's first black female commander of a warship. CCTV's Travers Andr
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A woman in the Moroccan city of Jerada is challenging traditional gender stereotypes with what some over there see as a highly unusual career choice. Zehra al-Ajjani works is the city's only female taxi driver, and she's become pretty popular and respecte
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Here's the final report in our series on the protection of basic rights for African girls.It's been five years since Kenya banned female genital mutilation.And there's an ongoing campaign to try and change age-old attitudes toward this traditional rite. A
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An Egyptian law introduces harsher punishment for violations of the country's ban on Female Genital Mutilation. A recent study shows that 92-percent of Egyptian women aged between 15 and 49 undergo the procedure. However, experts say harsher punishments a