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The Quest To Make Sanitary Pads Accessible For Women In Rwanda

The Quest To Make Sanitary Pads Accessible For Women In Rwanda

Uwizeye (not real name), a 28-year-old resident of Gisagara District, has not been able to use sanitary pads since 2010. When she lost her job as a waitress in a restaurant in Kigali nearly 10 years ago, it did not occur to her that among the most pressing problems she would have to grapple with […]

Rescued Human Trafficking Victims In Thailand Nears Record High

Rescued Human Trafficking Victims In Thailand Nears Record High

Demand for cheap labour in neighbouring Malaysia is causing a jump in the illegal trade The number of human trafficking victims rescued in Thailand is set to hit a record high this year, according to government data, with demand for cheap labour in neighbouring Malaysia causing a jump in the illegal trade. Thai police have […]

AW Gist : Shhhh… They Must Not Hear It

AW Gist : Shhhh… They Must Not Hear It

According to research, out of 10 African girls, approximately 7.5 of them have been raped, sexually molested, sexually harassed. These girls have either been molested by their closed families, senior friends and some of them by their dads. Women around the world have a history of sexual molestation, this has affected a lot of women’s […]

Women Protest In Defense Of Jane Ansah In Malawi

Women Protest In Defense Of Jane Ansah In Malawi

Thousands of women marched Wednesday in Malawi in defence of commission chairperson Jane Ansah. The protesters said Ansah is being targeted with insults on social media because she is a woman. Opposition groups, however, say she mismanaged the recent election in which President Peter Mutharika won a second term. Seode White, the chairperson of the […]

Financier Epstein Arrested In U.S. Sex Trafficking Case -Source

Financier Epstein Arrested In U.S. Sex Trafficking Case -Source

The former hedge fund manager who is known for socializing with politicians and royalty has been investigated in the past Financier Jeffrey Epstein was arrested late on Saturday on suspicion of sex trafficking of underage girls and will appear in federal court in Manhattan on Monday, a source familiar with the matter said, meaning he […]

AFELL, AWDF Hold Conference On Women Land Rights, Inheritance Law

AFELL, AWDF Hold Conference On Women Land Rights, Inheritance Law

The Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) and the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) Lesson Learned Outcome on the Land Rights Act and Inheritance Law showed improvement in women’s rights in Lofa and Grand Gedeh Counties. It can be recalled the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) with funding from the African Women’s […]

Society For Life Changers Group Raises Awareness Against Female Genital Mutilation

Society For Life Changers Group Raises Awareness Against Female Genital Mutilation

The Society for Life Changers and Good Parental Care (SOLIFE) has charged stakeholders in Osun State to beef up campaign against Female Genital Mutilation, (FGM) with the creation of community awareness to eradicate the practice. The Chairman, Board of Trustee, SOLIFE, Mr Aremu Stephen, who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a three-day Camp […]

Primary Education In Nigeria – The Need To Take It Seriously

Primary Education In Nigeria – The Need To Take It Seriously

There’s a lot of truth in African proverbs, but there is one African saying that I disagree with. It’s the proverb that says “it takes a village to raise a child”. That might have been true 100 years ago, but in the modern world it takes more than a village; it takes a whole country. […]

Domestic Violence Bill Suffers Setback In Liberia

Domestic Violence Bill Suffers Setback In Liberia

Five years after the introduction of the Domestic Violence Bill at the Legislature and despite undergoing several changes, members of House of Representatives have failed to pass it into law. The law is seeking tighter punishment for perpetrators of domestic violence and protection for victims and survivors. The closest the bill came to being passed […]

Monday On The Go : Teach Her

Monday On The Go : Teach Her
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