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Women As Marketing Tools

Women As Marketing Tools

Marketing involves all the activities put in place by a company to promote their goods and service and consequently make more sales. The New York Times describes it as “the art of telling stories so enthralling that people lose track of their wallets”. Advertising is one of the important tools adopted in marketing. It influences […]

4 Key Takeaways To Consider Before Adding Your Husband To Your Payroll

4 Key Takeaways To Consider Before Adding Your Husband To Your Payroll

I’ve written in the past about the decision my husband and I made to join forces and work together years ago. As best friends and life partners, we initially made the decision because my husband had spent far too many years selling his soul and time over to corporate America. We wanted a lifestyle where […]

Sex Education In Schools

Sex Education In Schools

Growing up, the closest most of us came to learning anything that looked like sex education in school was reproductive system in biology class. It took that long, meaning we had to have been in secondary school before we fully understood anything about the human reproductive system and even then, it was all rigid, some […]

Lawsuits Seen Having ‘Chilling Effect’ On #MeToo Movements In South Asia

Lawsuits Seen Having ‘Chilling Effect’ On #MeToo Movements In South Asia

The threat of jail under India’s criminal defamation law has had a “chilling effect” on the country’s #MeToo movement, the lawyer who successfully defended a female journalist sued by a former government minister has warned. M. J. Akbar stepped down as a minister in 2018 after he was accused of sexual misconduct during his earlier […]

Develop Mental Toughness to Power Through 2021 and Beyond

Develop Mental Toughness to Power Through 2021 and Beyond

There were few more arduous tests of mental toughness than 2020, and as 2021 poses a continuation of those challenges, it’s apparent that mental toughness will remain at the top of the list. It’s one of the most underrated, yet critical, skills to master — not just this year, but for a lifetime in business. The […]

How Chile Became An Unlikely Winner In The COVID-19 Vaccine Race

How Chile Became An Unlikely Winner In The COVID-19 Vaccine Race

At first glance, it may seem that the race to acquire COVID-19 vaccines has been won by western nations. But alongside the UK, Canada, USA and EU, another country has also secured a high number of doses relative to its population – Chile. To date Chile has ordered close to 90 million vaccine doses – enough to fully vaccinate […]

How Lack Of Internet Access Has Limited Vaccine Availability For Racial And Ethnic Minorities

How Lack Of Internet Access Has Limited Vaccine Availability For Racial And Ethnic Minorities

Racial and ethnic minority communities that lack internet access have been left behind in the race to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The average monthly cost of internet access, about US$70, can be out of reach for those who can barely afford groceries. Reporters and scholars have written about the effects of lack of internet access in rural areas in the U.S. and developing […]

A Road Paved With Thorns – Access To Justice For Women In Conflict Areas In Darfur

A Road Paved With Thorns – Access To Justice For Women In Conflict Areas In Darfur

International organizations have consistently reported grave human rights violations committed since the outbreak of conflict in Darfur inT 2003. Five years on, according to the UN, at least 300,000 people had been killed and 2.5 million had been displaced. Since then, the people of Darfur have continued to suffer extrajudicial executions, unlawful killings of civilians, […]

Pressure Mounts On Ramaphosa To Announce Decisive Steps To Combat Gender-Based

Pressure Mounts On Ramaphosa To Announce Decisive Steps To Combat Gender-Based

Gender activists have called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to use his 2021 State of the Nation Address to announce concrete measures to tackle the nationwide scourge of gender-based-violence. Two sentences of life imprisonment were imposed on Lungile Nxelelwa by the Palm Springs Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 10 February for the murder of his girlfriend, Keneilwe […]

Pandemic May Cost Women A Decade Of Gains In Latin America

Pandemic May Cost Women A Decade Of Gains In Latin America

Women in Latin America are giving up on work or struggling to find jobs as the pandemic threatens to wipe out a decade of female economic progress, the United Nations said on Wednesday. Across Latin America, women’s labor force participation fell to about 46% in 2020 from 52% a year earlier, according to the report […]

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