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Indigenous And Women’s Rights Can Boost Climate Fight – U.N.

Indigenous And Women’s Rights Can Boost Climate Fight – U.N.

A report by the U.N. climate science panel recognises strong community land rights as key to tackling global warming Indigenous peoples said on Thursday that a United Nations report on climate change had for the first time recognised their land rights as important for curbing global warming. The special report by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel […]

Nearly 40 Percent Of The World’s Girls and Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Nearly 40 Percent Of The World’s Girls and Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the […]

NGOs In Italy And Nigeria Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

NGOs In Italy And Nigeria Join Forces Against Human Trafficking

The Nigerian Women Association (NWA) Verona Italy in collaboration with the Child Protection Network (CPN) Kosofe, are bent on restoring the image of Nigeria through the support of victims of human trafficking while combating the recurrent menace. To achieve this drive, the NWAV launched an initiative, INsigHT, to build capacity to deal with human trafficking […]

The Role Of Royalty In Today’s Anti-Slavery Movement

The Role Of Royalty In Today’s Anti-Slavery Movement

People power is about shaking up the status quo, exactly what is needed if we’re to secure a world in which modern forms of slavery no longer thrive. If people power is the key to progress, how does the voice of royalty fit in? The public, led by people and communities directly affected by modern […]

AW Gist: The Change Agents

AW Gist: The Change Agents

This is about picturing the realities in our society. 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 […]

Monday On The Go – Run With Your Vision

Monday On The Go – Run With Your Vision

To Uplift A Woman Is To Uplift A Village

To Uplift A Woman Is To Uplift A Village

Khadija Zuberi, 23, from Ruaha Mbuyuni village in Tanzania’s central highlands, is a single mother to her four-year-old son, Hashim. It has been a financial struggle for Zuberi – who have completed high school but has no further qualifications – to raise her son. While she is still in a relationship with Hashim’s father and […]

STI Rate In Women On Birth Control Is Extremely High

STI Rate In Women On Birth Control Is Extremely High

Kenyan women on long-acting contraceptives recorded higher rates of sexually transmitted infections, compared to the general population, a new study reveals. The study was done in four African countries, Kenya included, showed that a high number of women in the study who went for modern family planning methods had gonorrhoea and chlamydia. Most affected are […]

A Practical To-Do List On How To Become A Leader

A Practical To-Do List On How To Become A Leader

Sometimes before a big meeting, I hear Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself” in my head. “The moment, you own it, you better never let it go/You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow/This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo” Yes, it says yo, and I do say that in my head. […]

Moving From Burnout To Balance

Moving  From Burnout To Balance

Until very recently, if you had asked me to make a list of all the things I valued, it wouldn’t have even occurred to me to put myself on it. The list would have everything I always wanted: a super job, a superman and an overall super life. But I wasn’t devoting any time or effort into […]

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