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Eventos

Marcha pela igualdade

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Contra violação dos direitos humanos no Código Penal

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Concurso de fotografia

Vendedores da 2ª edição

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Marcha pelo fim da violência contra a mulher e a rapariga

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Marcha pela paz

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Desfile do 1º de Maio

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Prémio da Rede de Defesa dos Direitos Sexuais e Reprodutivos 2012

Anúncio dos vencedores

Conferência Nacional sobre Violência de Género

28 e 29 de Novembro 2012

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setacinzaApresentações e debates

Marcha de Solidariedade

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Fotos da Marcha de Solidariedade dos Povos da SADC (2012)

Multimedia

As mulheres e a Internet

A importância de as mulheres terem acesso à Internet:

Women and the Web

Não é fácil ser mulher ...

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... em Moçambique

Aborto. Pense nisso...

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(Material usado em acções de formação da WLSA)

Perigo de morte!

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O aborto ilegal em Moçambique

Quem vai querer dar a luz aqui?

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O estado em que se encontram alguns dos postos de saúde em Cabo Delgado

"Alzira"

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Filme produzido pela WLSA Moçambique sobre sobre uma jovem que, até há pouco tempo, vivia com fístula obstétrica.

"Omitidas"

Brochura elaborada pela WLSA Moçambique sobre o problema da fístula obstétrica - um drama que atinge cerca de 100.000 mulheres em Moçambique.

Omitidas

Clique aqui para ler ou descarregar a brochura (nova edição; em PDF)

Leia mais sobre fístula obstétrica

Contra a violência de género

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A sociedade civil manifestou-se na inauguração dos X Jogos Africanos

Vovós acusadas de feiticeiras:

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setaConheça o Protocolo da SADC sobre Género e Desenvolvimento, 2008

WLSA – Women and Law in Southern Africa – Mozambique

WLSA Mozambique’s website started using a new content management system. As a result, all page addresses (URLs) have changed. If you are unable to find what you are looking for, please contact us, writing to webmasterwlsa.org.mz. We apologize for any inconvenience.

FemnetFEMNET: African Women Demand an End to Abuse

 

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Mozambique Tackles its Twin Burden of Cervical Cancer and HIV

by Mercedes Sayagues – 31 Oct 2014

Check out the slide show as well!

Three short articles about the Penal Code reform:

New abortion law shows Mozambique’s commitment to women’s reproductive rights

Foto by Mercedes Sayagues

by Mercedes Sayagues – 01 Oct 2014

How Mozambique is Coping with AIDS

Article and video by Mercedes Sayagues (IPS)

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UN Population Award Celebrates Champion of Rural Women’s Health in Mozambique

Recognition for Aldo Marchesini – by Mercedes Sayagues for IPS (23 June)

Maternal mortality in Mozambique: ‘Who wants to give birth here?’

Mozambique is one of the most dangerous places in the world to have a child. Mercedes Sayagues visits rural clinics to find out why. (Daily Maverick, 19 June)

Amnesty InternacionalAmnesty International on the revision of the Penal Code:

Partial Victory on Mozambique Rape Laws, But the Fight Isn’t Over

Mozambican Parliament and the Penal Code: Saga continues

by Mercedes Sayagues. Daily Maverick (5 May 2014)

The strange case of the Mozambican ParliamentPunishment for sexually raped children and women

When women vote against women’s rights. Daily Maverick (24 March 2014)

Discriminatory Penal Code Articles Under Fire

(AIM 18 March)

Press Release

14 March 2014 – Civil society organisations issue a press release denouncing violations of human rights of women and children in the Penal Code Review Bill, now under discussion in the National Assembly. Click here to read the press release.

More about the Penal Code now under discussion in Parliament:

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2014 United Nations Population Award for the Italian priest who is fighting to improve women’s health

Obstetric fistula: a prison where no woman should live


More articles:

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Part 1 and 2 of a series of articles on the results of a research project on child rape in Maputo


Briefing for journalists:

Sexual violence happens daily for Mozambican women and girls

Woman and the Web

Infographic on the importance of access to the Web for women


28-29 November 2012:Comunicado final da Conferência Nacional sobre Violência de Género

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WLSA Mozambique, together with several other organizations, organized a National Conference on Gender Violence which took place in Maputo, on November 28 and 29, 2012


Press Review:

Child marriages same as apartheid – Tutu


No safe choice

Slideshow shows the consequences of illegal abortion in Mozambique

No safe choice: slideshow about illegal abortion in Mozambique

September 28 – Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion

Solidarity March of the People of SADC

Pictures of the Solidarity March of the People of the SADC


Unsafe Abortion Makes News

as Mozambique Prepares for a Change in Law

Article by Mercedes Sayagues for the International Centre For Journalists about unsafe abortion in Mozambique, at a time when Parliament prepares to discuss a new law that will decriminalize abortion


Who wants to give birth here?

Dreadful clinics underpin maternal mortality in Mozambique


Pemba rape case on VoA News:

Mozambique Rape Case Pits Tradition Against Law


The Talibans of Mozambique…

The rape of a woman by 17 men is justified in the name of respect for the tradition…

A group of organizations sent a letter to the daily Notícias with regard to a news item about a case of violation of women’s human rights, condemning the leniency of the columnist. The letter was sent on January 20 and was published on January 28.

On February 9 an article appeared in the South African press:

Gang rape exposes gruesome attacks on Mozambican women


Information in English

WLSA (Women and Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust) is a regional non-governmental organisation (NGO) that conducts research about women’s human rights in seven countries of Southern Africa: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Information in English about the organisation can be found on the website of WLSA’s regional head office, situated in Lusaka, Zambia.

Portuguese is Mozambique´s official language and it is the language used in our publications and on most of this website. However, much of our material is also available in English – and we will be adding more on a regular basis.

About WLSA Mozambique

Books published by WLSA Mozambique

Books available in PDF

WLSA Mozambique decided to make all its publications available to the public by putting them on-line as PDF files.

The first two titles in English are out. More will follow.

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Rebuilding lives

Strategies of women who survived domestic violence

Organizers: Maria José Arthur, Margarita Mejia

Translation published in 2007

 

Subverting political power?Subverting power

Gender analysis of the 2004 legislative elections in Mozambique

Author: Conceição Osório

Translation published in 2007

 

Articles published by WLSA Mozambique

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Recently added articles:

See the complete list of articles

Other documents available:

  • Shadow Report on the “Stage of implementation of the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in Mozambique”.
  • Mozambique NGO Statement, presented at the 38th CEDAW Session, highlighting the main issues mentioned in the shadow report.
  • Concluding comments by the CEDAW Committee, identifying areas of concern and suggesting recommendations to the Government of Mozambique.

All documents in PDF format: click to read online; right-click to download

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