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Change Your Behaviour’ Malema Tells South African Men

Change Your Behaviour’ Malema Tells South African Men

EFF leader Julius Malema has challenged South African men who are against the hashtag #MenAreTrash to change their behaviour and start protecting women. Speaking at an Africa Day celebration concert in Joubert Park in Johannesburg on Thursday, Malema said the man accused of killing 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena had misrepresented South African men. He said instead […]

We Need A Royal Commission Into Violence And Abuse Of People With Disability

We Need A Royal Commission Into Violence And Abuse Of People With Disability

He received second-degree burns when he was dragged along the carpet by two staff members at his group home because he refused to go to his day placement activity. Mark’s family discovered the burns a few days later, but ,were never informed of the incident by the home. Sadly, this account of abuse isn’t an […]

Fantastic Ways To Grow Your Network This Week

Fantastic Ways To Grow Your Network This Week

Nowhere is the need for a strong and authentic network more apparent than in tech. With women outnumbered by men when it comes to starting companies and raising venture capital, the strength of your network can mean the difference between success and failure. But let’s face it, it takes time to prioritize network-building. Throw the […]

Ghana & Togo Partner To Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

Ghana & Togo Partner To Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation

An Excisors Reconversion Seminar on the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place at at Pusiga in the Upper East Region. FGM, also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual of cutting or removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. The practice is found in Africa, […]

G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

We cannot support women as workers or entrepreneurs if we do not first invest in their basic health, rights, and well being On one hand, it is encouraging to see women’s economic empowerment gaining prominence as a smart investment for countries. The issue has been featured at the World Economic Forum, and the G20 group of […]

Gauteng Speaks On Violence Against Women and Children

Gauteng Speaks On Violence Against Women and Children

Gauteng Premier David Makhura met with the senior management of the South African Police Services (SAPS), and the MEC for Community Safety Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Wednesday 24 May 2017, to discuss a battle plan to deal with the high crime rate in the province as well as the recent scourge of violence against women and […]

2017 Children’s Day – NICO To Excite Children

2017 Children’s Day – NICO To Excite Children

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) on Monday said it would use the forthcoming International Children’s Day slated for May 27, 2017 to educate children on the gains of embracing their cultures and speaking their indigenous languages. Mr Louis Eriomala, the Lagos Director of NICO, said in Lagos that it was part of activities […]

Be Your Child’s Parent, Not Their BFF

Be Your Child’s Parent, Not Their BFF

We see it all over social media, at the mall, and around town.  Moms and daughters arm-in-arm, shopping, gossiping, lunching … just like BFFs. The male counterpart can be just as alluring: the “cool” Dad, always the hit of the party, the lenient Dad who can be counted on to bend the rules. DON’T DO IT […]

Jordan’s Azraq Becomes World’s First Clean Energy Refugee Camp

Jordan’s Azraq Becomes World’s First Clean Energy Refugee Camp

Thousands of Syrian families will light up their homes, charge their phones and chill their food by solar power tonight, as Jordan’s Azraq camp becomes the first refugee camp in the world to be powered by renewable energy. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has switched on Azraq’s new two-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant on. It will […]

Pregnancy and War – Women At Risk In The Nuba Mountains

Pregnancy and War – Women At Risk In The Nuba Mountains

During one of the worst aerial bomb attacks against the rebel-controlled areas in the Nuba Mountains, Awatif Ali Mohammed was very pregnant. Sudan government warplanes had bombed over 750 civilian targets in late 2014 and Awatif had miraculously given birth while evading the shrapnel and mayhem around her. But a neighbor to Awatif was not […]

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