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Why Very Few Women Go Into Politics In Mauritius

Why Very Few Women Go Into Politics In Mauritius

Mauritius is an island that is famed for its beautiful beaches and for its reputation as an “African success story”. Since its independence from the UK in 1968, it has had tremendous economic progress, consolidated its democracy and maintained political stability. Mauritius has held 11 general elections since independence. But the recent general elections highlighted one serious political […]

To Our Women Who Went Out Of Their Way For Other Women

To Our Women Who Went Out Of Their Way For Other Women

One of the greatest setbacks in Kenya’s efforts to ensure gender equity and equality this year was failure by the National Assembly to pass the Bill, which would implement the two-thirds gender rule in representation. And although the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2018 was not a women’s thing, but a constitutional requirement, some women […]

Gambia Gets First Female Visually Challenged Parliamentarian

Gambia Gets First Female Visually Challenged Parliamentarian

Hon. Ndey Yassin Secka is the first female visually challenged National Assembly Member. She is among the five members nominated by President Adama Barrow at a ceremony held on Tuesday at the National Assembly building in Banjul. Hon. Ndey Yassin Secka, who has been working as a broadcaster at the Gambia Radio for many years, […]