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Lagos To Host International Conference On Fertility

Lagos To Host International Conference On Fertility

The annual international conference for the Association for Fertility and Reproductive Health (AFRH), will hold in Lagos with the theme ‘New Frontiers in Reproductive Technology’. The conference, which is the eighth in the series, will hold in September 26-28, 2018 with participants from different facets of medicine coming into Nigeria from United Kingdom, United States, […]

Hire And Empower Women

Hire And Empower Women

1. Hire and empower women.  Both men and women drove this point home throughout the week in Davos, from activist Malala Yousafzai to Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma.Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explained that women face a variety of barriers to career success, and that providing the same pay to men and women is just one […]

How To Tell If It’s Sexual Harassment

How To Tell If It’s Sexual Harassment

  As a result, alarm bells have been going off for everyone, from the executive suite to the front lines. And yet, some level of confusion remains: Offenders and targets alike are asking, What exactly constitutes sexual harassment? Targets in particular are struggling to categorize their experiences when those scenarios sound minor compared to those scandals in the […]

Build Relationships By Talking To Your Daughter About Sexual Harassment

Build Relationships By Talking To Your Daughter About Sexual Harassment

You’ve probably seen the hashtag in your Twitter feed, read the stories on Facebook, or posted your own heart-wrenching stories about sexual harassment. On Sunday night, actress Alyssa Milano resurfaced a 10-year-old campaign originally created by activist Tarana Burke with the first “Me Too” tweet. Since, literally millions of women have posted the words in […]

Social Media Is The Latest Tool Against Gender Violence

Social Media Is The Latest Tool Against Gender Violence

Amadi Onyekachi says she was sexually assaulted by a Nigerian police officer in mid-October. Initially, she felt she would never get justice because there was “no way” she would report the incident to local police. Instead Onyekachi took to Instagram to express her thoughts and went to bed, albeit tired and traumatized. While she slept, […]

Things You Never Knew About Nosebleeds

Things You Never Knew About Nosebleeds

What is a nosebleed? Nosebleeds can occur without warning. One minute you’re fine, the next you’re grabbing tissues to stop a bloody nose. Everyone’s nose is full of blood vessels that can easily break and bleed. Nasal bleeding is a common problem, particularly during the winter months when dry, indoor air causes the mucous membranes of the […]

Antenatal Care In Uganda – Not A Women’s Only Affair

Antenatal Care In Uganda – Not A Women’s Only Affair

Couples first. That’s the policy that clinics in Uganda have adopted to encourage fathers to accompany expectant mothers for their check-ups. Women who turn up alone often find themselves at the back of the queue. Bella Kasigaire is four months pregnant. She hops on a bicycle taxi or boda boda to reach Kawolo hospital in […]

Men Can Be Allies To Their Female Co-workers

Men Can Be Allies To Their Female Co-workers

He decided to look at the facts. When Pete Gombert was building his third technology company in 2010, an article about pay inequality caught his eye — and sparked some important questions for the serial entrepreneur. “I’m an accountant by training and have always been very, very curious about numbers,” Gombert said. “I wondered if we had […]

3 Reasons Men Should Care About “Women’s Issues”

3 Reasons Men Should Care About “Women’s Issues”

The Double Bind There are three reasons that men should care about the double bind, which happens when women are evaluated against a “masculine” style of leadership. Effective leaders have to take charge and take care, but women leaders trying to be bold and assertive can be labeled (by both both women and men) as […]

South Africa: Men, Women Must Join Forces Against Patriarchy

South Africa: Men, Women Must Join Forces Against Patriarchy

Deputy President Ramaphosa says South African men and women must work together to help the country realise a non-sexist society, in which all can enjoy equal rights and opportunities. He said government’s efforts to build a non-racial and non-sexist society are undermined by the persistence of patriarchal cultures and practices in the country. He was […]

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