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The Key To Gender Equity

The Key To Gender Equity

Imagine you’re asked to take part in a study for a small cash prize. The requirements are simple: you’re given five minutes to solve a set of 20 anagrams. After those five minutes, you’re asked to fill out a 10-item self-esteem questionnaire. Then you’re asked to estimate the number of anagrams you solved correctly as […]

SRC Holds Workshop On Gender Equity

SRC Holds Workshop On Gender Equity

A cross-section of participants, mainly females at the gender equity workshop held at Salala Rubber Corporation Margibi County Gender Coordinator says individuals who perceive gender issues as all-women affairs should think more broadly because of the issue of gender for all sexes. Madam Danilette Daniels-Asilton said the issue of gender involves both male and female, […]

In 2019, Gender Equity Matters…

In 2019, Gender Equity Matters…

Why equity? Why not equality? Equity is fair treatment; equality is equal treatment. If you start from a place of disadvantage and are then treated equally as a person with advantage, you perpetuate and ultimately grow the gap between the two of you. You need equitable measures first to close that gap and get everyone […]

There Should Be No Room For Complacency On Gender Equity

There Should Be No Room For Complacency On Gender Equity

It would be very easy for an empowered man like me to play it safe in relation to gender issues; restrain my natural verve and passion; stand back instead of up and out; take no risks and excuse my inaction by saying that women have now “got it” in relation to gender-based violence, abuse, inequity […]

Namdeb Recognised For Equity And Gender Commitment

Namdeb Recognised For Equity And Gender Commitment

Namdeb received the prestigious Gender is My Agenda Campaign (GIMAC) award on the evening of June 5, 2018, for the Private Sector category, through the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare. The award is in recognition for the company’s continued contribution in achieving equity and gender equality in Namibia. Riaan Burger, Namdeb CEO, said; […]

FAJ, NUJ Trains Journalist On Gender Equity, Safety

FAJ, NUJ Trains Journalist On Gender Equity, Safety

The Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) in collaboration with the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) and the Norwegian Union of Journalists( (NORSK) yesterday began the second  training of twenty journalists in Abuja. The training with the Theme “ 2 Day Gender Equity And Safety Workshop” was funded and supported by Hon Mulikat Akande. Speaking at the […]

Kenya: Senate To Appeal Gender Rule Verdict

Kenya: Senate To Appeal Gender Rule Verdict

The Senate will appeal against a recent verdict in which the High Court said Parliament risks being dissolved by June if it fails yet again to legislate the gender rule principle. In a notice of appeal filed on April 6, the Senate said it will move to the Court of Appeal to challenge the verdict […]

Botswana: Women Make Headway In Sport Leadership

Botswana: Women Make Headway In Sport Leadership

History was made this past weekend in the local sporting fraternity when two women were elected in sport leadership positions. On Saturday, Botswana National Sports Commission (BNSC) appointed Ntebo Maplanka chairperson of Botswana Sports Volunteer Movement (SVM). As women were still celebrating a major success, Botswana Basketball Association (BBA) also elected Boineelo Hardy as their […]