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The Men Or The Women?

The Men Or The Women?

We are not trying to start a gender war, but we are an organization that is consistently digging for the latest research and insight on how to optimize people potential. Some of the findings that we’ve come across have … well, given us food for thought. So let’s talk about what we’ve found and how […]

The Golden March In Uganda

The Golden March In Uganda

As the last of the Saturday morning showers hit the ground giving way to clearer blue skies, participants flocked the Centenary Park Grounds on Jinja Road in Kampala. The registration table was set, posters with names and pictures of murdered women as well as t-shirts handed out. For the first time ever in the history […]

UN Liberia Speaks On The Failure In Achieving Gender Equality

UN Liberia Speaks On The Failure In Achieving Gender Equality

UN Women Special Representative to Liberia Marie Goreth Nizigama says one of the main reasons for the slow progress in achieving gender equality here is the failure to adequately raise the awareness and involvement of men and boys at all levels about their contribution to protect women and girls’ rights. Speaking recently in Bong County […]

Coding Should be 50-50 For Both Women And Men

Coding Should be 50-50 For Both Women And Men

It’s a real problem. I’ve been working in business and technology for over a decade and throughout the years I’ve come to realize that gender disparity is still a jarringly palpable issue in the tech sector. Like the apps and software technologists develop, the tech industry and greater culture has evolved incredibly quickly. This rapid […]

Women In News Africa Call For Gender Diversity

Women In News Africa Call For Gender Diversity

The three-day Women In News (WIN) Africa Summit in Nairobi of journalists and media managers from Tanzania, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Somalia, Zambia and Zimbabwe has called for gender diversity in Africa’s media industry. Organised by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wa-Ifra) with the theme “Reshaping Media Leadership”, the forum sought, among other […]

Gender-Sensitive’ Trade Policies Help Empower East African Women

Gender-Sensitive’ Trade Policies Help Empower East African Women

Trade policies which better benefit women across East Africa, can pave the way for more inclusive development and prosperity, according to a new report from the United Nations trade body. Crediting improved education, employment and other key areas, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Wednesday that East African countries can […]

From Iceland to Malawi, UN Gender-Equality Initiative Casts a Wide Net

From Iceland to Malawi, UN Gender-Equality Initiative Casts a Wide Net

The United Nations initiative to improve global parity for women casts a wide net. At one end, Iceland is aiming for full pay equity by 2020. At the other extreme, male leaders in Malawi have agreed to end child marriage.  Both have a place in the HeForShe initiative, a program that has won promises from […]

Namibian Chief Rallies For Gender Equality

Namibian Chief Rallies For Gender Equality

 Chief Sakarias Seibeb of the Dauredaman Traditional Authority at Nueanab says he supports equality and the empowerment of women and wants them to be given an opportunity to ascend to the throne of his tribe in future. The new chief, whose traditional seat is at //Nueanab some 25 kilometres from Uis, revealed he has mooted […]

East Africa Leads In Gender Reforms

East Africa Leads In Gender Reforms

East African states are among countries that have been recognised by the World Bank for leading in the world’s gender equality campaign through eradication of legal barriers against women. A new World Bank report released last week on Thursday found that Kenya, Tanzania, DR Congo and Zambia implemented the most reforms to remove legal barriers […]

The Tales Of Different Non-Governmental Organizations Working Towards Achieving Quality Education For Girls In Africa

The Tales Of Different Non-Governmental Organizations Working Towards Achieving Quality Education For Girls In Africa

Education is so much more than an opportunity to go to school; it is an opportunity to determine one’s future, to establish a voice within and outside of one’s community, and to dream beyond the limits of one’s circumstances. Education has the capacity to lift people out of poverty and to interrupt intergenerational poverty by […]

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