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Fighting Abuse of Women in Western Cape Farmlands

Fighting Abuse of Women in Western Cape Farmlands

In part one of a four-part series on gender-based violence and grassroots activism, we look at an anti-GBV community-response team in the small Western Cape town of Klapmuts. It is a tall order for an organisation with no funding to provide protection and safety for female victims of gender-based violence (GBV) 24 hours a day. […]

Wadyajena Calls For The Empowerment Of Women Farmers In Zimbabwe

Wadyajena Calls For The Empowerment Of Women  Farmers In Zimbabwe

Chairman of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Lands, Agriculture, Climate, Water and Rural Resettlement Cde Justice Mayor Wadyajena yesterday called for cheap inputs for smallholder farmers to boost productivity. He said there was need to empower women as they had the potential to transform agriculture into an engine for economic recovery. Cde Wadyajena, who is […]

Women Farmers Receive Material Support In Eritrea

Women Farmers Receive Material Support In Eritrea

 The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) branch in the Northern Red Sea Region has provided women farmers with a water motor pump. Indicating that the material support is a continuation of the relentless effort being exerted to improve the livelihoods of women in general and that of women farmers in particular, Ms. Jimi’a Raki, […]

Gambia: Nacofag President Urges Women Farmers To Gain Access To Land

Gambia: Nacofag President Urges Women Farmers To Gain Access To Land

The president of NACOFAG, Musa Sowe, has urged civil society organisation to embark on a massive campaign for women farmers to gain access to land. Land issue was a major challenge for women farmers in The Gambia, he noted. Mr Sowe made the remarks at a recent appropriation and evaluation meeting on the situation of […]