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Friday, December 06, 2019
Namibia’s first female candidate vows to ‘restore dignity’
Calm and confident, Esther Muinjangue, Namibia’s first woman to run for president, says she feels a “wind of change” softly blowing through the southwest African country which goes to the polls on Wednesday. From her modest home in a quiet suburb of...
Friday, November 08, 2019
Namibia: ICT assessment for rural women parliamentarians
The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) recently conducted an ICT assessment of rural women parliamentarians with male as partners as a means to identify the basic needs of information technologies. The ICT assessment was...
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Africa's first female president meets Namibian female parliamentarians
Liberia and Africa's first ever female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has jetted in the country to engage the parliamentary women caucus and committee on gender equality, social development and family affairs on gender related issues.  Sirleaf,...
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Alexia Manombe-Ncube
Hon. Alexia Manombe-Ncube talked to iKNOW Politics about the challenges and opportunities that women and physically impaired people find in politics.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
The Namibian Parliament promotes gender equality
The Namibian Parliament has produced an action plan to promote gender equality through new and revised laws, and enhanced parliamentary oversight of the country’s international human rights commitments. The proposals follow a seminar attended by the...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Margaret Mensah Wlliams
Margaret Mensah Wlliams is the Deputy Speaker of the National Council of Namibia, President of the Inter-parliamentary Union’s (IPU) Women Coordinating Committee and was previously a member of the IPU’s Executive Committee. Click here to watch iKNOW...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Maureen Jankowski
iKNOW Politics speaks to Maureen Jankowski, Member of the Namibian parliament about women in politics in her country.
Women in leadership will curb corruption – RDP
Sunday, September 07, 2014
Women in leadership will curb corruption (Namibia)
WINDHOEK - The National Secretary of the Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) Women’s League is of the view that corruption will drastically decrease if more capable women occupy leadership positions. Speaking to New Era just after the official...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Namibia: Reflection On Women and Politics - What Next? How Next?
THE situation of women in Namibia cannot be understood without a thorough understanding of the historical, political, social and economic conditions of Namibia. It involves a critical examination of the on-going effects of pre-independence apartheid...
Monday, October 07, 2013
Margaret Mensah-Williams
Interview with Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, member of the Parliament of Namibia, speaking on the use of iKNOW Politics, the women caucus and gender sensitive legislation in Namibia. In Geneva during IPU's General Assembly, October 2013
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Phillipus Wido Katamelo
iKNOW Politics interview with Namibian Parliamentarian during the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on ending violence against women.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Violence against women in politics
Highlighting news, interviews, resources and events on violence against women in politics
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Achieving the 50/50 representation target in Namibia by 2015
An interesting contribution in the discussion came from Sarry, who shared an experience from Namibia. Sarry: “Namibia at the moment stands at over 30% women representation and 42% at the local governance level. We are excelling at 42% because most...
Rumbidzai Nhundu
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Rumbidzai Nhundu
Rumbidzai Nhundu is a multi-disciplinary Gender practitioner, with several years of hands-on professional experience on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment initiatives at national, regional and international levels. Competent in the area of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Namibia: Advancement of Women Vital in Addressing Inequalities
This session on the Advancement of Women is very important for us because of the location of women in the structure of our society on the one hand and the normative position of gender empowerment on the other. It is a well-known fact that...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Namibia: Gender Violence in the Spotlight Again
Namibia is gearing up for another 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, and this year's official commemoration will take place at the southern village of Kalkrand. To read the full article, please visit the All Africa's...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Namibia: 'Women Their Own Enemies'
Historically, women and power were mutually exclusive terms. Traditionally women only held and experienced power through their men - fathers, husbands or sons. But with time, this changed to at least consider women in politics and allow them...
Monday, March 01, 2010
Code of Ethics for Namibian Media
The "Code of Ethics" for the Namibian Media covers a number of subjects, such as accurate reporting, corrections, right of reply, the definition of public interests, the protection of privacy, and more.