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10-year-Old Girl Killed In Gruesome Murder, Mother Under Arrest

10-year-Old Girl Killed In Gruesome Murder, Mother Under Arrest

Candles, flowers and stuffed animals mark the memorial for a 10-year-old girl, who New Mexico police said was brutally murdered. Three people arrested in the case include her own mother . Victoria Martens had just started fourth grade at an Albuquerque elementary school and celebrated her 10th birthday Tuesday. On Wednesday, she was killed in […]

‘My Pay Fell By Thousands’: Stories Of Women Returning To Work After Childbirth

‘My Pay Fell By Thousands’: Stories Of Women Returning To Work After Childbirth

The pay gap between men and women widens markedly in the wake of maternity leave, according to new research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Women earn 18% less than men on average but 12 years after the birth of a first child that grows to 33%. The Fawcett Society, a women’s rights campaign group, […]

Tanzanians With Albinism Granted Asylum In The U.S

Tanzanians With Albinism Granted Asylum In The U.S

Two teenage sisters living with albinism have been granted asylum in the US due to fear for their lives in Tanzania. The students from the University of Southern California Gould School Of Law (USC Gould) helped them launch a legal process to seek asylum which has been recently approved. Tindi Mashamba and Bibiana Mashamba who […]

Men Can Spread Zika Virus Sexually Even If They Have No Symptoms

Men Can Spread Zika Virus Sexually Even If They Have No Symptoms

New Zika research released on Friday has found that the virus may spread sexually from a man to a woman even if the man had no symptoms of Zika infection. The finding came from a report in Maryland where a man who was infected with Zika in the Dominican Republic but had no symptoms infected […]

Uganda: Rural Women Still Walk Miles For Childbirth

Uganda: Rural Women Still Walk Miles For Childbirth

Though health experts say walking is good exercise for pregnant mothers, walking 20 kilometers in search of health services is abnormal. Nighty Alwoch, 19, walked for several hours from Achol Pi to Dr Ambrosoli Memorial hospital in Kalongo, Agago district, roughly 38km away! Alwoch, who had just delivered when we visited the hospital, said during […]

When The Woman Becomes Bread Winner

When The Woman Becomes Bread Winner

In a typical African setting the man is viewed as the head of the family – he is naturally the bread winner, protector and the voice of the home – but the tables are quickly turning with some women taking over this role of the menfolk, as they now provide for the home. Though some […]

Wondering Why That Millennial Won’t Take Your Phone Call?

Wondering Why That Millennial Won’t Take Your Phone Call?

When I was seven, I joined the Brownies. At the time, becoming part of Baden-Powell’s famous organisation felt very grown up. However, when I reflect on the experience, I realise that being a Brownie is worth doing only if you start when you’re very young. It’s full of peculiar rituals, and only now that I […]

Nse Etim Launches African Branded Oils

Nse Etim Launches African Branded Oils

Ace Nollywood Actress Nse Ikpe Etim has launched into the treasure of African Oils.  Nse who is a brand ambassador and co-owner of the Eden’s theory company based in the UK is helping other women discover the importance of African oils in rejuvenating the skin.   Nse and Victoria who are the owners of the […]

Keep Those Nails Healthy

Keep Those Nails Healthy

Nails are peculiar set of the hands and some ladies neglect the nails, some cover it under artificial beauty, some don’t even find time to take care of it until emergencies. So, how do we keep the nails healthy? How do we cultivate the culture of taking care of the nails. The fingernails is something […]

Kenya: Churches Slam Senate Over Failure to Vote on Gender Bill

Kenya: Churches Slam Senate Over Failure to Vote on Gender Bill

Religious leaders have accused Parliament of casualness and impunity following the failure by senators to pass the Bill to guarantee gender equality. They also termed as an embarrassment, suggestions by National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Attorney General Githu Muigai that Parliament cannot be dissolved even if they do not pass the Bill before August […]