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Centre For Democracy And Development Trains Journalists On Gender Sensitive Reporting

Centre For Democracy And Development Trains Journalists On Gender Sensitive Reporting

About 50 journalists from different parts of Nigeria, Thursday, converged in Lokoja, Kogi State capital, for a training workshop on how to report gender sensitive issues ahead of the 2019 general elections. The two-day workshop was organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) with funding from UN Women. Organisers said the training will […]

Mozambique: One Per Cent Of Budget Should Go On Gender Issues

Mozambique: One Per Cent Of Budget Should Go On Gender Issues

At least one per cent of the Mozambican state budget should be earmarked for activities focused on gender equality. This was a recommendation made on Sunday by Raquel Credmades, a European Union specialist in gender-responsive budgeting, speaking to reporters after the end of seminar in Chidenguele, a resort in the southern province of Gaza, intended […]

Zimbabwe: Virginity – Violence, Double Standards

Zimbabwe: Virginity – Violence, Double Standards

“Women, unlike men, have to worry about their virginity. They are taught that their virginity is valuable, even a commodity. Remember the issue of mombe yechimanda; virginity is commercialised, commodified.”A Harare man, Shepherd Musekiwa, whipped his wife as punishment for falsely claiming that she was a virgin before he married her. He, discovered that she […]