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Meet Samantha Ngcolomba, The Lawyer Giving Free Legal Advice To The Most Marginalised Women

Meet Samantha Ngcolomba, The Lawyer Giving Free Legal Advice To The Most Marginalised Women

Attorney Samantha Ngcolomba founded Lady Liberty in 2014. The non-profit organisation travels to poor communities in Gauteng with a mobile office and provides legal information and services to women who do not have access to lawyers. This is in the form of workshops, consultations and further legal services if required. The main areas of focus […]

Rural Women In Namibia Demand For Better Service

Rural Women In Namibia Demand For Better Service

Lack of access to potable water and proper healthcare featured prominently amongst motions tabled at the fifth rural women’s parliament with men on Friday. This year’s session was held under the theme ‘Parliament gives a voice to rural women and men on the SDGs (sustainable development goals)’. At the closing ceremony last Friday, National Council […]

UN, Zamani Foundation To Empower 500,000 Nigerian Women

UN, Zamani Foundation To Empower 500,000 Nigerian Women

 The United Nations (UN) Women in partnership with Zamani Foundation, Master Card and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Thursday launched the ‘one woman, one ID card’ project, which is aimed at increasing the level of financial inclusion among women in Nigeria. At the launch of the pilot project in Kaduna, UN Women Representative, […]

Is There A Future For Rural Women?

Is There A Future For Rural Women?

October 15 marked the International Day of Rural Women, and Rwanda, together with the rest of the world, celebrated the achievements in this aspect and sought to find solutions to the challenges women in rural areas face. Rural women, the majority of whom depend on natural resources and agriculture for their livelihoods, make up over […]

Changes Are On The Way For Women Farmers – Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women

Changes Are On The Way For Women Farmers –  Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women

Changes are on the way for women farmers. Some of those changes are those brought by giant global forces, like climate change, environmental degradation, or migration patterns that can either leave them alone heading their households, or alone in search of work. But other changes are coming about through a better recognition of women farmers […]

Liberia: UNSG Wants Rural Women Given Access To Information

Liberia: UNSG Wants Rural Women Given Access To Information

Outgoing UN Secretary General (UNSG) Ban Ki-moon has called on the world to provide the support and information needed by rural women so that they can fulfill their potential without leaving their communities. Ban said this must be done in order to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as it promises to leave […]

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