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Lack Of Ethics Promotes Gender Based Violence

Lack Of Ethics Promotes Gender Based Violence

IT HAS BEEN established that causes of gender-based violence vary, but it is no hyperbole to advance the thesis that the manifestation of widespread gender-based violence in this country is symptomatic of what’s lacking. A lack of strong ethical values could be cause number one. Therefore, the antithesis to address gender-based violence should be to […]

Is Your To-Do List Getting Longer?

Is Your To-Do List Getting Longer?

Regardless of the intentions you set for your work day or week, it can be difficult to complete all of the tasks you plan on checking off your to-do list in a set amount of time. Little things come up, from emails that require responses to troubleshooting requests from colleagues to personal matters. Pretty soon, you’ve gotten […]

European MPs Call On Tanzania To Address Family Planning Issues

European MPs Call On Tanzania To Address Family Planning Issues

 A network of members of parliaments from across Europe, who are committed to protecting sexual and reproductive health of the world’s most vulnerable people, has called on Tanzania to work on family planning issues for the country to easily transform into the middle income economy. The network, grouped under the The European Parliament Forum on […]

Presidential Gala Awards Honor 13 Outstanding Women For Giant Strides In Development And Empowerment

Presidential Gala Awards Honor 13 Outstanding Women For Giant Strides In Development And Empowerment

Thirteen distinguished local and international personalities have been honoured – in recognition of their roles in the promotion of gender justice– at a Presidential Gala Dinner Awards Night in Accra on July 5, 2018. The Awardees included Melanie Thaddae Kasise, Dr. Elsie Kaufmann, Ms Claudia Lumor, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku and Dr Nelson Aluya of […]

Millions Of East African Girls Flee Violence

Millions Of East African Girls Flee Violence

 MORE than 2,5 million girls have been forced to flee their homes across Eastern Africa. They are in urgent need of protection, according to findings by World Vision, the humanitarian aid, development and advocacy organisation. “We met dozens of girls across 10 countries who have been forced to abandon their education because they were driven […]

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Being Gender Bias With Women In Tech

Lately, there’s been a renewed, international discussion around harassment and discrimination against women in the workplace. Hopefully this new attention to an age-old problem means that change is coming. Real change, not just talk. But change requires action, and the right actions might require really understanding the numbers and identifying what causes the gap between […]

Sweden Govt, Org Sign U.S.$3,6 Million Agreement To Support Women Projects

Sweden Govt, Org Sign U.S.$3,6 Million Agreement To Support Women Projects

The Swedish Embassy in Zimbabwe in partnership with an international development cooperation, We Effect today signed a US$3,6 million agreement that will go towards improving household income of more 67 000 rural women and young entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe under the Green Enterprise and Business Development Programme (EBDP) program set to run from 2018 to 2021. […]

Female Inclusion Is Beyond Lip Service – Learn How To Be Actively Involved

Female Inclusion Is Beyond Lip Service – Learn How To Be Actively Involved

1. Insist on representation—without caveats. Advocate for diversity in your hiring plans and set concrete goals for gender, racial and ethnic representation. I think about the example set by the music-streaming company Pandora. In 2016, the company set the goal for its workforce to reflect the diversity of its local communities (Oakland, New York, Chicago and […]

The Strategic Development And Women Empowerment Plan Of Graca Machel Trust

The Strategic Development And Women Empowerment Plan Of Graca Machel Trust

 Mrs. Graça Machel, the Founder of the Graça Machel Trust, and an international advocate for women and children, will be visiting Lilongwe – Malawi from 13th to 16th March, 2018 to hold meetings with Government Ministers, members of the parliament, the United Nations family of organisations, civil society, private business, youth and women’s organisations to […]

Nestlé Signs UN Principles, Commits To Women Empowerment

Nestlé Signs UN Principles, Commits To Women Empowerment

 Nestlé Kenya has joined thousands other companies from across the globe in signing the UN Women Empowerment Principles as the company commemorated the 2018 International Women’s Day to raise awareness on the importance of gender equality at work. In a joint ceremony in partnership with UN Women Kenya, Nestlé Equatorial Africa Region Head, Cornel Krummenacher […]

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