Home » Posts tagged with » Women And Men

COVID-19 Highlights Need For Companies To Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

COVID-19 Highlights Need For Companies To Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

The global surge in domestic violence during coronavirus lockdowns highlights the need for companies to do more to protect victims and help them get their lives back on track, experts on the issue said on Thursday. Companies should offer women facing domestic abuse flexible working, extra leave so they can move home and sort out […]

Parliament To Have 30 Percent Women After House Approval

Parliament To Have 30 Percent Women After House Approval

The lower house has approved a bill providing for a 30% quota for women in the Somali parliament. Although the parliament has yet to ratify the bill, it is one more step towards the feminization of politics in Somalia. It is a long-term struggle in a society that is both patriarchal and traditionalist, but progress […]

Loss Of Canada Elders To Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous Culture

Loss Of Canada Elders To Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous Culture

When Diane Janvier Dugan’s mother was born in 1929, there were no roads or stores in her indigenous village in northwest Saskatchewan so as a child she learned how to hunt and trap for her food. “I’m starting to realize how much my mother knows about being Dene,” said Dugan, a teacher in the Canadian […]

The 3 Biggest Sources Of Workplace Stress — And How To Beat Them

The 3 Biggest Sources Of Workplace Stress — And How To Beat Them

Our cultural epidemic of stress and burnout seems to get worse each year. Recent Gallup polls showed that 79 per cent of Americans feel stressed “sometimes or frequently,” and two-thirds of the full-time American workforce has suffered from some degree of burnout. A survey from ComPsych, a company that provides employee assistance programs as well as resources and reports on behavioural health, found that […]

What Does Your Ideal Relationship Look Like?

What Does Your Ideal Relationship Look Like?

What does your ideal relationship look like? What are your needs? What values would your ideal relationship embrace? When you start thinking about how to have a healthy relationship, don’t immediately zero in on what the other person should be like or what they should do for you. Instead, focus on the relationship itself and what […]

The Importance Of Men In Childcare And Nutrition

The Importance Of Men In Childcare And Nutrition

In Malawi, as in many other patriarchal societies, women have historically been responsible for housework, food and childcare. Women’s household responsibilities have often left them with heavier workloads than men. A recent report showed that the time Malawian women spent caring for children was six times higher than men. The women’s multiple roles and responsibilities typically prevented […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

Al-Shabab Attacks Kill 17 In Somalia

The al-Shabab militant group launched a series of attacks since Saturday that led to the death of at least 17 people in Somalia. Lower Shabelle region officials told VOA Somali that the militants attacked the town of Qoryoley late Saturday using rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns, killing nine people. The town’s Mayor Sayid Ali […]

Discover What Motivates You And Your Partner

Discover What Motivates You And Your Partner

It’s no secret that a healthy, lasting relationship takes work. Real communication comes from understanding what your partner needs. Not merely wants or desires, but the fundamental needs that form their choices, values and unique personalities. So…what does your partner need? Discover Tony’s 6 Human Needs… There are six fundamental needs that all humans share […]

UN Launches Us$331.5m Aid Appeal For Zimbabwe

UN Launches Us$331.5m Aid Appeal For Zimbabwe

The United Nations Tuesday launched a US$331.5 million international aid appeal to help Zimbabwe tackle a drought which has left a third of its population in need of relief over the next nine months. Presenting the appeal to government officials and the diplomatic corps, UN ambassador Bishow Parajuli said the total requirement needed to address […]

Page 1 of 3123