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7 June 2015 - 15 June 2015

Sandton, Johannesburg

25th African Union Summit

The 25th African Union Summit, themed 'Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063', will take place at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa, from 7th to 15th June 2015.


23 May 2015 - 23 May 2015


International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Obstetric fistula is an injury that results from prolonged, obstructed labour. It leaves women incontinent and typically, isolated from their families and communities. Hundreds of thousands of women suffer in shame and silence from this debilitating condition. Obstetric fistula is perhaps one of the worst examples of inequitable access to maternal health care.


15 May 2015 - 15 May 2015


International Day of Families

2015 theme: Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children’s Rights in Contemporary Families

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year. Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993, it reflects the importance the international community attaches to families. The day provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.