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For A Working Society We Need Women, Girls And The Youths

For A Working Society We Need Women, Girls And The Youths

The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia’s Church and Society says Malawi needs to invest massively in youths and women if its goal of realising social-economic and political growth is to achieved. Happy Mhango, monitoring, evaluation and learning manager at Church and Society said in Karonga ahead of a 10 year long multimillion kwacha project the society […]

To Our Women Who Went Out Of Their Way For Other Women

To Our Women Who Went Out Of Their Way For Other Women

One of the greatest setbacks in Kenya’s efforts to ensure gender equity and equality this year was failure by the National Assembly to pass the Bill, which would implement the two-thirds gender rule in representation. And although the Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill 2018 was not a women’s thing, but a constitutional requirement, some women […]

Girls Rely On Rags, Paper, Leaves As Sanitary Pads In Zimbabwe

Girls Rely On Rags, Paper, Leaves As Sanitary Pads In Zimbabwe

 When her monthly period comes, 17-year-old Maria Chaodza dismantles a home-made pillowcase and picks out pieces of its worn stuffing – an old, cloth rug – which she uses in place of the sanitary pad she cannot afford. Menstruation means missing school; Chaodza feels too ashamed of her makeshift pad to show her face as […]

In The Heat Of Crisis And Disasters, Women Are Left To Sing Sorrowful Songs

In The Heat Of Crisis And Disasters, Women Are Left To Sing Sorrowful Songs

The last 12 months have been bracketed by two catastrophic, and predictable, events: the collapse of the Koshe Garbage landfill on March 11, 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and the collapse of the Hulene Garbage landfill on February 19, 2018, in Maputo, Mozambique. 115 people were killed in the Koshe disaster; 16 were killed in Hulene. In both instances, […]

AfDB to Improve Performance, Development Impact Under New Development and Business Delivery Model

AfDB to Improve Performance, Development Impact Under New Development and Business Delivery Model

The African Development Bank is formally launched on a new path to deliver development impact for the people of Africa. On Friday, April 22, 2016, it reached a major milestone, with the approval by the Bank’s Board of Directors of the institution’s new Development and Business Delivery Model (DBDM). On Wednesday June 22, 2016, the […]

Domestic Violence: 4,000 Cases Recorded In 1year –LASG

Domestic Violence: 4,000 Cases Recorded In 1year –LASG

The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 4,035 domestic violence cases were recorded in the last one year, adding that they ranged from rape, child abuse, sexual assault and sexual abuse to defilement, divorce and other matrimonial issues. The government, which vowed not to shy away from prosecuting perpetrators of domestic crimes, added that […]