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Political violence against women: A case from the Central African Republic - MINUSCA
Monday, March 07, 2022
Political violence against women: A case from the Central African Republic
Sitting at her desk with the Central African flag behind her, Beatrice Epaye’s sustained gaze hints at courage and determination. And she has both in quantities. While running for a parliamentary seat in the December 2020 election, she recalls the...
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Central African women and girls march for peaceful elections
Hundreds of women peacefully marched through the main streets of the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui today to demand for inclusive, violence-free elections. “All we want is peace,” sang the participants who donned white t-shirts, a symbol...
Friday, October 16, 2020
Women leaders translate rights into outcomes in Central African Republic
Women leaders suffered unspeakable atrocities during the conflict in the Central African Republic in which militias killed thousands and displaced many more. These women remain devoted to forging peace in their country and are doing so with help and...
Thursday, April 09, 2015
UN Women: Elections and political participation specialist
  Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women will work for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Congolese Women Politicians Meet with CAR President
In March, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African Republic, and 25 Congolese women politicians sat down for a meeting to discuss security, peace and women's political participation. NDI organized the meeting when President Samba-...
Thursday, May 01, 2014
CAR President Samba-Panza Inspires Congolese Women Politicians
In Sub-Saharan Africa, where women hold just 23 percent of the seats in national parliaments and there are only three women heads of state, Catherine Samba-Panza, president of the Central African Republic (CAR), is an inspirational figure. Her...
Friday, January 24, 2014
Samba-Panza’s election represents a bright future for African women in politics
Last Monday, Central African Republic chose a leader the people believe can pull the country out of its destructive downward spiral. The leader the people of this troubled nation look to with great and hopeful expectations may come as a surprise....
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics