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First, the two directors were not allowed into the parliament building because they wore sleeveless dresses.

When the directors argued that they had been invited, would not accept silly dress codes and would leave, they were allowed in.

Riot police in full force prevented them from reaching the National Assembly but a small group was allowed through to deliver their concerns to the Speaker of Parliament, Veronica Macamo.

On Wednesday, Macamo had called the directors of the two leading NGOs, defenders of women’s rights, to persuade them to call off the march.

The revision is long overdue and welcome: finally, Mozambique is getting rid of the colonial Penal Code in use, which dates from 1886. The laws of a young country should reflect these changes.

What is the point of having women make up half of Parliament, if they vote for laws that put girls and women right back into the 19th century? In April, the country’s lawmakers will debate and approve the review of the new Penal Code, provisionally approved in December 2013. The world has advanced in giant leaps in terms of human rights in the last 127 years.The Central Committee meeting was not quite so predictable.Like in many other one-party states, the real politics happens within the party, and two factions had emerged in the run-up to the meeting: one aligned with President Guebuza, another representing the ‘old guard’ of former President Joaquim Chissano and former First Lady Graca Machel. The current president, Armando Guebuza, is reaching the end of his second term in office. It was the task of the Central Committee of the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (Frelimo) to choose the party’s next presidential candidate – and therefore the country’s next president.This bit of medieval legislation – where marriage is considered to be such a prize that it will obliterate the rape of a child – has earned the deserved rage of an Amnesty International online campaign to collect signatures against it, urging lawmakers to protect, not punish, rape victims, and to punish, instead of protecting, rapists. 218 – Child rape only covers rape of female children under age 12, yet under Mozambican law, male and female children are minors until age 18. Mozambican women MPs have been through countless trainings, funded by donors, on women’s rights, gender issues, women and the law, sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, assertiveness; you name it.

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