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Equality for Women in Africa Still a Work in Progress

Dr Theresa Moyo says there are increasing signs that Africa is taking gender equity seriously.

May 20 2013 (IPS) - History was made last year July when the African Union Commission elected Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its chairperson, making her the first woman to lead the organisation.

Now as the continent gears-up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 formation of the AU, then known as the Organisation of African Unity, IPS Africa spoke to a few leading women and gender activists to find out if women have equal status with men on the continent.


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  • Pule

    This is quite interesting but some of the audio is not very clear.