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Women in Namibia

Eunice M Iipinge

Women in Namibia

a profile of women in Namibia

by Eunice M Iipinge

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Published by University of Namibia, Multi-Disciplinary Research Centre, Social Sciences Division, Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness in Windhoek, Namibia, Harare, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Namibia,
  • Women in development -- Namibia,
  • Women -- Government policy -- Namibia

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 71-78)

    Statementwritten by Eunice M. Iipinge and Debie Lebeau
    SeriesBeyond inequalities
    ContributionsLeBeau, Debie, University of Namibia. Multi-disciplinary Research Centre. Social Sciences Division, Southern African Research and Documentation Centre. Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18207928M
    ISBN 101779100264
    LC Control Number2005325437

    3 1. Background Information Namibia has participated in the Beijing United Nations Fourth World Conference on women. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for . Namibia. One out of three women in Namibia have experienced or will experience GBV in their lifetime.1 Gender-based violence has far reaching implications and lasting impacts on survivors, perpetrators, families, communities and the country as a whole.

    Women under Colonialism Namibia has a long history of many types of social inequality including gender inequality. Many challenges women face in Namibia today have been “influenced by the historical imbalance of power between women and men, social structural factors such as poverty, unemployment and related social problems” (UNDP ). This study investigates the experiences of women journalists during the last phase of Namibia's liberation struggle against South African rule. Black or white, women journalists in Namibia made significant contribu-tions to the liberation cause -including the founding of a high-profiled newspaper -whilst others worked for media sympathetic to.

    Namibia is characterized by its ethnic and cultural diversity. Many people with different life-styles and beliefs live in its territory. Some ethnic minorities are victims of discrimination.. Children are the most vulnerable in this respect and suffer from restrictions to their rights and liberties. Book Description Geneva: World Council of Churches, 1st edition. "Attempts to provide a view of war and political repression experienced, endured and struggled against by women in Namibia." Pp.x/71, owner's name to half-title page.


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