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The Role Of Women IS Vital For Zimbabwe’s 2020 Vision – Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu

The Role Of Women IS Vital For Zimbabwe’s 2020 Vision – Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu

Women empowerment and participation in economic activities is important if the country is to achieve Vision 2030 of transforming the nation into a middle-class economy. This was said by Minister of Industry and Commerce Mr Mangaliso Ndlovu yesterday at the 6th Women in Enterprise Conference held in Harare. Officially opening the conference, Minister Ndlovu said […]

The DownPlayed Role Of Women In Modern Day South Africa

The DownPlayed Role Of Women In Modern Day South Africa

Food insecurity is one of the most persistent challenges facing humanity. Interventions that seek to address it tend to focus on rural food insecurity and increasing food production. However, with the rapid rate of urbanisation in the Global South, urban food insecurity is fast becoming one of the biggest development challenges of this century. Absorbing the […]

Liberia’s Guardians Of Peace

Liberia’s Guardians Of Peace

Not long ago, images of child soldiers and the nation of Liberia were wedded in the minds of the international community. The country was struggling to end a horrific civil war, but military efforts were going nowhere. Then the mothers, grandmothers and sisters of Liberia stepped forward and formed the Women of Liberia Mass Action […]

Women’s Role Vital In Countering Violent Extremism

Women’s Role Vital In Countering Violent Extremism

  Recent years have seen a dramatic rise in terrorist activities around the world, including in South and South-East Asia. The 2016 Global Terrorism Index ranks South Asia as the second most affected region in the world. Women and girls are impacted by rising extremism differently than men and boys. They are often the first […]