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Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, an Afrobarometer has revealed. The analysis, released Monday, reports that although there were substantial cross-country differences, African societies were generally supportive of women’s equality in principle, report considerable […]

LOUD WHISPERS : Clapping With One Hand

LOUD WHISPERS : Clapping With One Hand

I am delighted to have been asked to deliver the 5th Distinguished Guest Lecture here at the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo. I am particularly pleased that the University has chosen to devote this year’s lecture to the issue of women’s education, leadership and national development, a topic that is very close to my heart. […]

12 Girls Rescued From Marriage

12 Girls Rescued From Marriage

Education officials in Rubirizi District education officials “rescued” 12 girls from marriage to sit for Primary Leaving Examinations. The examinations were held on November 2nd and 3rd. According to the district education officer Mr Biru Warufu, 18 pupils had dropped out of school mid-year which he attributed to domestic violence and poverty in the area. […]