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Lessons From RBG [ Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

Lessons From RBG [ Ruth Bader Ginsburg]

This piece originally ran in 2018 on the occasion of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 85th birthday. In light of her passing last weekend at the age of 87, we have decided to update and republish the article in recognition of her decades of groundbreaking accomplishments.  If you want tips about staying power, look no further than […]

EU Plans To Crack Down On Racism

EU Plans To Crack Down On Racism

The European Commission pledged on Friday to take tougher action against member states failing to fully implement EU anti-racism laws, in a move reflecting global outrage at police violence against African Americans in the United States. Launching its first anti-racism action plan, the Commission said the initiative allows so-called infringement actions, a process that can […]

Covid-19 – Health Ministry Reiterates Strict Measures In Churches

Covid-19 – Health Ministry Reiterates Strict Measures In Churches

Ministry of Health (MINSA) has recommended strict preventive measures against Covid-19 during the church services. Churches resumed their activity on Saturday (September 19) in Luanda. Church services and worships, with large gatherings, had been banned from March this year, in the light of the State of Emergency, as part of measure to contain the spread […]

With Candles, Flowers and Signs, Mourners Honor Ginsburg on U.S. Supreme Court Steps

With Candles, Flowers and Signs, Mourners Honor Ginsburg on U.S. Supreme Court Steps

On a cool night in a heated political year in Washington, several hundred people clutching candles, flowers and signs quietly gathered on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to mark the death Friday of liberal icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A little before midnight, a woman sang the mourners’ Kaddish, a traditional Jewish prayer […]

Name, Shame Law Imminent In Botswana

Name, Shame Law Imminent In Botswana

Government will prioritise the Sexual Offenders Bill in efforts to table it in the November Parliament sitting. Addressing the nation on gender-based violence (GBV) issues Friday, President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi said the bill proposed stiffer penalties and establishment of a sex offenders’ registry for recording and publicising names as well as particulars of all persons […]

Fires and Floods Hurl Climate Change To Fore Of U.S. Election

Fires and Floods Hurl Climate Change To Fore Of U.S. Election

Previously overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic and the country’s racial reckoning, climate change has hurled to the front of the U.S. presidential race, as historic wildfires raged in the West and powerful storms battered the South. This week, Democratic contender Joe Biden tackled the issue of extreme weather from his home base in Delaware, calling […]

Young Women Protest As Older Peers Cling to Political Jobs In Zimbabwe

Young Women Protest As Older Peers Cling to Political Jobs In Zimbabwe

Whilst women, in general, face a multiplicity of barriers that significantly limit their participation in leadership positions, young women and women with disability face even greater challenges, research results have revealed. This is in the ‘Research on The Implications of Young Women and Women With Disabilities Marginalised in leadership and decision-Making Processes – A Case […]

The Day Of Peace

The Day Of Peace

The International Day of Peace is devoted to urging warring parties everywhere to lay down their weapons and work for harmony. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, this call is more important than ever. That is why I appealed for a global ceasefire in March. Our world faces a common enemy: a […]

International Day Of Peace – Shaping Peace Together

International Day Of Peace – Shaping Peace Together

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, through observing 24 hours of non-violence and cease-fire. This year, it has been clearer than ever that we are not each other’s enemies. […]

AW Gist (The Change Agents): Money Is Not Enough

AW Gist (The Change Agents): Money Is Not Enough

Just before you begin: This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change agents. I hope this stirs a thing up as you […]

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