Home » Entries posted by Grace Shaibu (Page 2)

I Come From A Country Where Women Are Given Instructions By Men On How To Live – Zahra Arabzada

I Come From A Country Where Women Are Given Instructions By Men On How To Live – Zahra Arabzada

Four years ago—the last time I was in Afghanistan to visit my family—I tried to explain to my mother why I’d taken up running. “What are you running away from?” she kept asking. Not until she listened to my tone of voice did she finally understand. “It must be nice to have an escape,” she said. […]

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on allegations of domestic violence, according to several media outlets. The LAPD confirmed the arrest in an email to HuffPost, but said he had not been booked. The Associated Press notes that police had taken a report […]

Women And Kids Bear The Brunt Of Bomb Attacks In Mali

Women And Kids Bear The Brunt Of Bomb Attacks In Mali

 THE United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned recurring car bomb attacks by armed groups targeting mainly women and children in the country. An unspecified number of women and children aged from 9 months to 14 years were killed and scores others injured during the attack in the northeastern Gao city. Among those wounded […]

Safety And Time – The Salient Concerns Of An Average Egyptian Woman

Safety And Time – The Salient Concerns Of An Average Egyptian Woman

 There is a growing concern that transport networks are magnets for sexual predators who use rush-hour crushes to hide behaviour and as an excuse if caught Safety is the biggest concern for women using public and private transport in five of the world’s biggest commuter cities, according to a global poll released on Thursday as […]

‘Have Your Say On Family Planning’ – Mrs Jeannette Kagame Tells Women Leaders

‘Have Your Say On Family Planning’ – Mrs Jeannette Kagame Tells Women Leaders

Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, has rallied women in leadership to use their positions to voice concerns on family planning services if they are to make a critical contribution to sustainable development in their societies. Mrs Kagame used the platform of the ongoing International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) in Kigali to highlight some of […]

Migrants Refuse To Disembark In Libya After Being Rescued At Sea

Migrants Refuse To Disembark In Libya After Being Rescued At Sea

The 94 passengers were rescued by a passing container ship last week as they were en route to Italy. After being returned to Libya they have refused to get off the ship. The Libyan coast guard reported Wednesday that migrant passengers aboard a container ship docked at the port of Misrata are refusing to disembark. […]

The Story Corner : He Is Not A Man! Come Again?

The Story Corner : He Is Not A Man! Come Again?

My people, my people. I didn’t disappear, I just went to refuel my tank. You know getting stories to tell is a big task especially hot gist like the ones I share here. Let me go straight to business. Come and hear something that I saw on social media o. One big musician, known in […]

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

Changing The Gender Game Begins With You

STEM employers have a major gender diversity problem on their hands. This isn’t news, but the numbers bear repeating: According to the National Center for Women & Information Technology’s 2015 By the Numbers report, women hold just 26% of all U.S. technology jobs, 19% of all U.S. software developer positions, and just 6% of U.S. technology leadership […]

The World Of SAVINGS!

The World Of SAVINGS!

A lot of times, we are encouraged to save. Finance experts, books, sermons, finance groups teach the importance of saving money, but how come people still struggle with saving money successfully? Savings is simply putting money aside from your income on a regular basis. It is income not spent. The rule of thumb is that […]

Business Development Ministry To Raise Funds For Female Entrepreneurs In Ghana

Business Development Ministry To Raise Funds For Female Entrepreneurs In Ghana

The Ministry for Business Development will hold a fundraising gala to support physically challenged female entrepreneurs to enable them establish or expand their business operations. The event scheduled to take place on Thursday, November 29, 2018 would seek to raise an amount of GH2million from individuals and corporate organisations. It would be chaired by the […]