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10 December, 2007
BuaNews, 10 December 2007. People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA) has received a marked increase in the number of abuse victims calling their helpline during the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign.
10 December, 2007
The Times, 10 December 2007. The Executive Director of UN Watch in Geneva, Hillel Neuer, has slammed South Africa for taking part in several anti-human-rights decisions in 2007.
10 December, 2007
Thought Leader, 10 December 2007.  Public Policy Analyst, Ebrahim-Khalil Hassen, has criticised editors and academic analysts of economic policy in South Africa for ignoring civil society alternatives. 
10 December, 2007
ITWeb, 10 December 2007. 
10 December, 2007
GlobalVote, 10 December 2007.  GlobalVote has been launched to contribute to the debate on decision-making processes within major international organisations such as the United Nations (UN), the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
10 December, 2007
UNICEF, 10 December 2007. Five years after world leaders gathered at the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Children, UNICEF has launched ‘Progress for Children: A World Fit for Children Statistical Review’.
9 December, 2007
AllAfrica.com, 9 December 2007. African leaders told their European Union (EU) counterparts at the Africa-EU Leaders Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, that their aim is not to seek charity.
8 December, 2007
IRIN News, 8 December 2007.  The Centre for Policy Studies' Political Analyst, Aubrey Matshiqi, has warned against judging the African National Congress Women’s League (ANCWL) ‘too harshly’, ahead of the ANC national conference in Polokwane.
7 December, 2007
Business Day, 7 December 2007.
6 December, 2007
Paprika, 6 December 2007. Funding models and the role of civil society in the response to HIV need to be re-evaluated if we are to overcome the HIV epidemic in Africa.
6 December, 2007
SABC News, 6 December 2007. Last week, NGOs and members of the Western Cape African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) marched to protest a decision by the League to nominate Jacob Zuma for the ANC presidency.
6 December, 2007
VOA.com, 6 December 2007. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the United Nations Security Council to pressure the Ethiopian and Somali governments to end what it calls grave human rights abuses.
6 December, 2007
Daily News, 6 December 2007.An online fraud syndicate hacked into the Novalis Ubuntu Institute’s bank account and stole more than R90 000, received from Swedish donors.
6 December, 2007
AllAfrica, 6 December 2007. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international NGO, has announced that it is set to conclude its operations in Rwanda and will soon relocate to other emergency stricken countries.
6 December, 2007
SABC News, 6 December 2007. The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has called for an investigation into the conduct of the police following the arrest of two journalists reporting on a car accident in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg.

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