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News Guinea-Bissau » Social: International Women's Day 2018: How the day began and why the fight for women's rights is still necessary

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In 1910, a woman called Clara Zetkin – leader of the ‘women’s office’ for the Social Democratic Party in Germany ... China (for women only), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar (for women only ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Portugal – 80 cases of female genital mutilation in a year

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

The overwhelming number of victims were nationals from former Portuguese colony Guinea-Bissau, followed by nationals of Guinea ... the organisations recalled a study conducted in 2015 by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Unicef launches special campaign to keep ‘Every Child Alive’ in Bangladesh

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“We started today [Tuesday] through social media campaign ... Apart from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Pakistan and Tanzania are the other nine countries focused for this global campaign.

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Japan leads the world for low newborn mortality, but babies born in poorest countries still face ‘alarming’ risks: UNICEF

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Those eight countries are the Central African Republic (a 1 in 24 chance of death); Somalia, Lesotho, Guinea-Bissau and South Sudan (all with a 1 in 26 chance); Cote d’Ivoire (1 in 27); and Mali and Chad (both with a 1 in 28 chance). Each year ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: West African bloc slaps sanctions on Guinea-Bissau politicians

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

West Africa's regional bloc has slapped sanctions on 19 lawmakers and associates of the president in Guinea-Bissau, including his son ... six lawmakers from the opposition Social Renovation Party (PRS) which has propped up the president in parliament ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Guinea-Bissau Economy: One of the Poorest Economies

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Publication date: Wednesday 29 June 2011

A former Portuguese colony located on the Western African shore of the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by Senegal and Guinea, Guinea-Bissau faced problems such as an untrained public administration, a highly fragmented social structure and an extremely ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Guinea-Bissau president names new PM in bid to end crisis

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Publication date: uesday 30 January 2018

But because the PAIGC has lost its parliamentary majority, Vaz has sought backing from MPs from the second party, the Party of Social Renovation, along with 15 rebels from the ruling party. Guinea-Bissau, one of the world's poorest countries, has been ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Fashioning Africa: How Luxury Industry Drives Change

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Born in Guinea-Bissau, a country in the midst of an escalating political ... Since 2012, she has championed groundbreaking social projects such as the AIR Foundation for Asthma, My Sister’s Keeper Foundation, and Autism Awareness Care and Training ...

News Guinea-Bissau » Social: Africa: Success of Upcoming Elections Critical to Guinea-Bissau's Future Economic, Social Stability, Security Council Told

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Publication date: Wednesday 26 February 2014

The success of upcoming legislative elections would be critical to the future economic and social stability of Guinea-Bissau's, the Secretary-General's Special Representative in that country told the Security Council today. Briefing Council members as he ...