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AW Women Series : Omowumi ThankGod Emmanuel – A Woman Creating A Path For Women And Girls

AW Women Series :  Omowumi ThankGod Emmanuel – A Woman Creating A Path For Women And Girls

Above Whispers Women Series is aimed at showcasing women who are crusading for vulnerable men and women in the society. This is a platform for these women to share their journey with other women around the world and inspire them. On this platform, we love to share stories of inspiring women because we know that […]

Mozambique Launches Women Empowerment Programme

Mozambique Launches Women Empowerment Programme

The Mozambican Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Welfare needs over 374 million meticais (about 6.2 million US dollars) to implement the National Programme for the Economic Empowerment of Women, known as PROMULHER, over the next five years. The programme, formally launched in Maputo on Wednesday, will consist of interventions that allow the development of […]

Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle has made a surprise appearance at a fashion shoot for her new clothing line with the London charity Smart Works, which helps long-term unemployed women look for jobs. The American former actress, who is married to Britain’s Prince Harry, is a patron of the charity that provides high-quality interview clothes and interview training. […]

Margaret Kenyatta Champions Education Opportunities For Vulnerable Girls and Women

Margaret Kenyatta Champions Education Opportunities For Vulnerable Girls and Women

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has called on education sector stakeholders in the country to create more opportunities for women and girls especially those whose education is disrupted for whatever reason. The First Lady who spoke today when she presided over the official opening of the WE College in Enelerai, Narok County said there is need […]

54,000 Women To Benefit From $15 Million World Bank Programme In Kebbi

54,000 Women To Benefit From $15 Million World Bank Programme In Kebbi

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the World Bank assisted “Nigeria for Women Project” will expend $15 million on the execution of the programme in three local government areas of the state. Mr Bagudu disclosed this while answering questions from journalists after meeting with a delegation of the World Bank who paid him a […]

Invest2Impact Initiative Launched In Kenya To Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Invest2Impact Initiative Launched In Kenya To Empower Women Entrepreneurs

 A competition seeking to empower women entrepreneurs in East Africa has been launched in Kenya by Mozambican politician and humanitarian Graca Machel. Dubbed Invest2Impact, the business competition seeks to provide access to funding to help develop women-led initiatives in the region. It also seeks to contribute to the community of women business owners and leaders […]

Women’s Finance House Botswana, Gives Women Funds For Their Business

Women’s Finance House Botswana, Gives Women Funds For Their Business

Women’s Finance House Botswana, otherwise known as Thusang Basadi, has funded close to 3 800 women to start businesses. Speaking in an interview, assistant programme manager, Ms Matshidiso Tshukudu explained that Thusang Basadi’s core mandate included poverty alleviation, women economic empowerment and financial inclusion. Ms Tshukudu explained that Women’s Finance House Botswana was a non-governmental […]

East African Breweries Limited Launches Apprenticeship Programme for Female Students

East African Breweries Limited Launches Apprenticeship Programme for Female Students

East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has launched an apprenticeship programme for female university students across East Africa taking courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to give them a learning opportunity. Female students from technical universities and colleges will be the beneficiaries of the programme, which is also designed to expose them to the […]

Ex-UN Leaders Form Women’s Group To Save Multilateralism

Ex-UN Leaders Form Women’s Group To Save Multilateralism

As multilateralism takes a beating from President Trump amid the “new world disorder,” as one European diplomat put it, three women who know the United Nations inside and out through previous top leadership jobs have originated a Group of Women Leaders for Change and Inclusion. The goal is to bring together former UN female colleagues […]

They Said There Is A Shortage Of Women…

They Said There Is A Shortage Of Women…

This month we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark the occasion, we have asked Human Rights Watch experts to reflect on some of the key human rights challenges in their area of specialty. In the 80s and 90s, Newsweek Magazine delivered US women the cheery news that they […]