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First Lady Gertrude Condemns Gender Based Violence

First Lady Gertrude Condemns Gender Based Violence

 The country’s First Lady, Professor Gertrude Mutharika on Thursday condemned the acts of violence and abuses that women, girls and children in the country go through. The First Lady was speaking during one of the events of a campaign branded ‘Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (EVAWG)’ held at Ndungunya Primary School in Phalombe District. […]

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

First Lady Of Angola Encourages Women To Be Agents of Change

 Women must assume their role as agents of behavior change and influence in their communities, said Thursday the first lady of the Republic, Ana Dias Lourenço. This appeal was made during a breakfast conference held by her office, as part of the “Women’s March” celebrations with the theme “Transform lives, be a woman”. According to […]

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Meets Female Journalists

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Meets Female Journalists

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday met female journalists at State House to get an appreciation of the challenges they face in executing their duties. She implored the journalists to explore entrepreneurial projects that help develop the country and improve their welfare. The meeting was the first of its kind by a First Lady of Zimbabwe. […]

First Lady Jeannette Kagame Receives African Heroine Award

First Lady Jeannette Kagame Receives African Heroine Award

The First Lady Jeannette Kagame was on Friday bestowed upon the African Woman Personality of the Year Award and African Heroine Awards by the Dutch-based The Voice Magazine. Mrs Kagame was awarded for her active, relentless and passionate devotion to uplifting the lives of vulnerable people in Rwanda according to the organizers of The Voice […]

Rwanda : First Lady Backs Women-Owned Businesses

Rwanda : First Lady Backs Women-Owned Businesses

Women continue to face substantial barriers hindering their success in doing business, which when removed, it would not only help women thrive but also bring about inclusive economic growth for communities, the First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said. Mrs Kagame was speaking at the International Trade Centre’s discussion on “SheTrades,” a session held under the […]

First Lady Margaret Kenyetta Roots For Women Empowerment

First Lady Margaret Kenyetta Roots For Women Empowerment

 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has expressed the need for a concerted effort to ensure women are accorded equal opportunities as men. The First Lady said although the country has made progress in women empowerment, there is need to push for the trend to continue upward. “While we must continue to support women to be treated […]

Mrs Jeannette Kagame, Kenya’s First Lady Urges Women To Keep Fighting

Mrs Jeannette Kagame, Kenya’s First Lady Urges Women To Keep Fighting

Rwandan women have been urged to avoid faltering on their current progress. The First Lady, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, made the call yesterday during the 25th anniversary of Pro-Femmes Twese Hamwe, an umbrella of women civil society organisations. The First Lady officiated at the launch of a Rwf530-million complex located in Gahanga Sector, Kicukiro District, the […]

The First Lady Of Namibia Educates Women On #SafeMotherhood

The First Lady Of Namibia Educates Women On #SafeMotherhood

The First Lady joined the Ongwediva Medipark for the second consecutive year for the annual #SafeMotherhood Initiative to promote antenatal information and treatment to expectant women and their partners. The approximately 400 expectant mothers. attended the educational session and listened attentively to each session. Findings from the 2016 “Safe Motherhood Initiative” enriched this year’s program […]

First Lady Urges Malawi Women To Go For Cervical Cancer Screening

First Lady Urges Malawi Women To Go For Cervical Cancer Screening

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has emphasized the need for all women in the country to under go cervical cancer screening as a precaution to ensure that they are free from the disease and attain early treatment. Speaking during Malawi Broadcasting Corporation’s Zokonda Amayi Macheza programme in Mzuzu on Saturday, she said women will lose nothing […]

Malawi: First Lady Engages Girls On Prevention of Teen Pregnancies

Malawi: First Lady Engages Girls On Prevention of Teen Pregnancies

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika on Saturday urged girls to focus on education and avoid teenage pregnancies. Mutharika made the call at an interface meeting with girls and other stakeholders at Ntcheu Secondary School. This meeting comes as one of her assignments in Malawi since she assumed the Presidency of the Organization of African First Ladies […]

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