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Women, Politics, Obstacles, Patriachy

Women, Politics, Obstacles, Patriachy

 Maria Helena Langa is one of the five women who heads a municipality, out of the 53 existing ones in Mozambique. Langa began her career within the political arena, as a municipal councilor from 1993 to 2003 and in 2009 rose within the ranks and became president of the municipal council of Mandlakazi. She is […]

NCWS Advocates Political Positions For Women In Future Election

NCWS Advocates Political Positions For Women In Future Election

 The National Council for Women Society, the umbrella body for all women association in Nigeria on Friday advocated for political positions of vice president, deputy governors and vice chairman of local government to women in future elections. The president of the society, Gloria Laraba Shoda, made the call during the Nigerian Women Political Stakeholders Summit […]

Only 5 Percent Of CEOs In Africa Are Women – McKinsey

Only 5 Percent Of CEOs In Africa Are Women – McKinsey

There is a business case to have women in leadership. According to the McKinsey Women Matter report for Africa, released recently, there is a link between companies which perform better financially and that have gender diversity. The report shows that in the past 10 years Africa has made progress in terms of gender diversity in […]