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Education Ministry urged to create a register for sex offenders

by editor1 / Feb 10, 2021 / 0 comments

A clinical psychologist in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture say there is a need to develop a sex offender's register to protect learners from falling victim.

Kavango East Governor calls on stakeholders to ensure that fight against GBV is well-coordinated

by editor1 / Dec 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-Kavango East Governor Bonifatius Wakudumo has called on stakeholders to ensure that their efforts in the fight against GBV are well coordinated.

Government calls for collective action in fighting GBV

by editor1 / Nov 24, 2020 / 0 comments
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Ministry of GEPESW_Namibia

-Government has called for collective action in fighting gender-based violence (GBV), as Namibia on Monday launched the 16 Days of Activism Against GBV.

About 500 cases of GBV reported in Namibia in 2020

by editor1 / Nov 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Government has called for collective action in fighting gender-based violence (GBV), as Namibia on Monday launched 16 Days of Activism Against GBV.

President Geingob appeals to senior citizens to speak out against GBV

by editor1 / Nov 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob has appealed to senior citizens to help in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV).

Anti-GBV stakeholders agree that they need to find consensus

by editor1 / Nov 04, 2020 / 0 comments

-In order to tackle the issue of gender-based violence (GBV), stakeholders need to stop working in isolation and find consensus.

Deputy Minister Jagger says police struggle to apprehend GBV culprits because communities withhold information

by editor1 / Oct 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Deputy Minister of Gender Equality, Bernadette Jagger says the police are often struggling to apprehend gender-based violence culprits because communities hold back information.

Political parties promise to fight GBV and tackle corruption

by editor1 / Oct 27, 2020 / 0 comments

Candidates contesting next month's elections in the //Kharas Region promised to improve service delivery, address youth unemployment, fight GBV and tackle corruption.

Over 5 000 gender-based violence cases reported between September 2019/2020

by editor1 / Oct 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-Between the period of September 2019 and September 2020, the Namibia Police recorded over 5 000 gender-based violence cases, 800 rape cases and 74 murder cases countrywide.

Youth protest at Ongwediva against GBV

by editor1 / Oct 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Young people took to the street of Ongwediva in protest against gender-based violence.

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