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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 […]

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

The newly-appointed chairperson of the United Cities and Local Government of Africa Forum of Local Managers and Training Institutes, Ms. Paulita Wie, has called on African countries to take proactive measures to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment at all levels. Ms. Wie is the deputy minister for urban affairs at the Ministry of Internal […]

Women Should Be Executives Too – Gender Gap Begins From Bottom To The Top

Women Should Be Executives Too – Gender Gap Begins From Bottom To The  Top

The gap In the World Economic Forum’s recent Global Gender Gap Report, it found that the gap between women’s and men’s economic participation worldwide has been widening for two years running, and is now at its worst level since 2008.  We hear time and again that something must be done about this economic disparity: companies need more […]

UN Envoy Lauds Somali Women For Championing Inclusivity

UN Envoy Lauds Somali Women For Championing Inclusivity

The United Nations senior envoy in Somalia on Thursday praised the role of Somali women in promoting a more inclusive and equitable Somali society. Michael Keating, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Somalia, also congratulated Somali women for achieving significant progress in recent years, especially in the political and economic affairs of the country. “Women […]

Coalition for Nigeria Movement Creates Youth, Women Forums

Coalition for Nigeria Movement Creates Youth, Women Forums

In line with the need for the inclusion of women and youths at all levels of Nigeria’s democratic process, the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) thursday announced the formation of the CNM Youth Forum and the Women’s Forum. CNM’s Director of Media and Public Communications, Mr. Akin Osuntokun, said in a statement that the two […]

Weah Clarifies Issues On Women Inclusion

Weah Clarifies Issues On Women Inclusion

President George Manneh Weah has taken note and clarified what appears to be a misinterpretation emanating from his speech delivered during the Women’s Honoring Program held on Saturday, January 20, 2018, as part of the inaugural festivities at the Antoinette Tubman Sports Stadium in Monrovia. According to an Executive Mansion release, President Weah acknowledges his […]