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Thousands Gather In Madrid To Protest Violence Against Women

Thousands Gather In Madrid To Protest Violence Against Women

  Protesters carried banners reading “We don’t want to carry on counting victims” and chanted “We are not alone” as they brandished umbrellas in pouring rain Thousands of protesters gathered in central Madrid on Friday to draw attention to domestic violence in a year when over 40 women have been recorded so far as having […]

‘The Revolution Isn’t Over’ Say Sudan’s Frontline Female Protesters

‘The Revolution Isn’t Over’ Say Sudan’s Frontline Female Protesters

Women only hold two of the six civilian positions in Sudan’s 11-member Sovereign Council, which will run the country for three years until elections take place The iconic image of a young woman in a traditional white robe standing on a car roof with her finger in the air came to symbolise the role of […]

German Embassy Holds Musical Evening To Empower Women

German Embassy Holds Musical Evening To Empower Women

Placing women in leadership positions is not only the responsibility of government but also the united efforts of society to maintain a balance between men and women, the German Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Christoph Retzlaff has stated. According to him, it was important that the issue was discussed dispassionately since in his own estimation, many […]

Over 3,000 Killed by Deadly Virus in Democratic Republic of the Congo This Year – And It’s Not Ebola

Over 3,000 Killed by Deadly Virus in Democratic Republic of the Congo This Year – And It’s Not Ebola

Ebola outbreaks, such as the current one in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has claimed 2,074 people’s lives, are widely covered in the media. But another virus is ravaging the DRC with minimal publicity. That virus is measles. Although measles has a much lower mortality rate than Ebola (around 2% compared with around 60%), […]

Senegal To Offer Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment

Senegal To Offer Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment

The government of Senegal will begin to offer free breast or cervical cancer chemotherapy in public hospitals from October 2019, reports the BBC. About 70% of all cancer deaths occur in developing countries. The World Health Organization estimates that HPV infections cause approximately 68 000 cases of cervical cancer each year in Africa. 34 out of […]

3 Comfortable And Stylish Nursing Bra

3 Comfortable And Stylish Nursing Bra

3 comfortable and stylish nursing bra Yes, it’s really rare to put these two words together, Nursing bra and stylish, I know right? But not impossible. Nursing bras are meant to be comfortable for fit, for function, for feeding, but not for fashion. But hey we want to look stylish and comfortable while lactating. Turns […]

What Have You Been Saying?

What Have You Been Saying?

Many things in life can cause us to fear – losing your jobs, deadly disease, terrorist attacks and so on. When these things confront us we tend to give in to worry and fear and starts talking about our fear. Job was no different, he constantly feared that God would punish him and his family […]

UN Probes Zimbabwe

UN Probes Zimbabwe

UNITED Nations (UN) special rapporteur on the Rights of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly Clement Voule this week flew into a storm as his visit coincided with the reported abduction of the acting president of the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors’ Association Peter Magombeyi amid worsening human rights violations. Civil society groups say more than 50 people have […]

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

Police Record 200 GBV Cases Per Month In Namibia

The police Gender-based Violence Protection Unit in Windhoek gets more than 200 reports of cases under the Domestic Violence Act on a monthly basis. Speaking to Nampa on Monday, the unit’s commander, Hendrick Olivier, said in a month, the unit handles cases such as rape, assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm (GBH), assault […]

Give More Women Top Jobs- Kalonzo

Give More Women Top Jobs- Kalonzo

Women are still poorly represented in the top ranks of labour movements in Kenya, Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka told a conference in Nairobi on Tuesday. Mr Musyoka, head of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee in South Sudan, said the trend is worrying so immediate solutions are needed. “Less than 30 per cent of […]

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