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Women Are Regularly Misdiagnosed

Women Are Regularly Misdiagnosed

I can point to the exact, pivotal moment when anxiety became a serious problem for me. It was a normal day in December and I was a college student, registering for classes for the following semester. I was in college before the Internet existed and so I had to go into the basement of this old […]

Three Easy Ways To Make Your Natural Lashes Fuller

Three Easy Ways To Make Your Natural Lashes Fuller

Imagine not having to ever sit in the salon to have faux lashes glued on your natural ones? Great yeah?   Faux lashes are absolutely lovely, but not everyone finds it bearable. Some women report a great urge to  itch and a “heavy feeling” over their eyes even after doing it for years. They cannot […]

Zero Tolerance To Female Genital Mutilation – United Nations

Zero Tolerance To Female Genital Mutilation – United Nations

TODAY, February 6, is the United Nations International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). It is NOT a public holiday, although it is dedicated to international observation as part of combined efforts by the United Nations Organisation to meet one of its ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ programme to year-2030 (SDG-2030). Goal Number-5 out […]

4 Women Accuse Former Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez Of Sexual Misconduct

4 Women Accuse Former Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez Of Sexual Misconduct

Following initial reports of two women’s accusations of sexual misconduct against Costa Rican President Óscar Arias Sánchez, at least two more women have leveled allegations of sexual assault and inappropriate, nonconsensual touching against the statesman. Eleonora Antillón, a former talk show host, told The New York Times and local daily La Nación on Tuesday that Arias sexually assaulted […]

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Be “the lady in red.” Regardless of the industry, women bring qualities to a project that men may not possess. For example, I inherited my grandmother’s keen attention to detail. For her, “detail” had her designing rooms with built-in vacuum cleaners, walls covered in velvet wallpaper and meticulous […]

President Mutharika Calls For Respect And Protection Of Women

President Mutharika Calls For Respect And Protection Of Women

President Peter Mutharika has urged the citizenry to put to an end various acts of abuse happening in the country, especially to women. He made the call Sunday during his whistle stop tour conducted in selected constituencies in Lilongwe. Mutharika, who is the torch bearer for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party 9DPP) in the forthcoming […]

#AW Gist : The Synergy

#AW Gist : The Synergy

The crusader : Madam, there is a mentorship platform for women, we would like you to join so you can promote your business, share with people and other women like you on the platform. Unbeliever : Thank you ma but I don’t want to. The crusader :Why now? you don’t want to promote your business? […]

The Urgency Need For A Revolutionised Sex Education

The Urgency Need For A Revolutionised Sex Education

Fatima, who was 14, sat opposite me. There was a defiance to her body language, yet a vulnerability that made me want to tell her it was okay to cry. She was telling me how, in the course of the past year, she had dropped out of the school theatre club, no longer had any […]

Forgiveness Is A Gift You Give Yourself

Forgiveness Is A Gift You Give Yourself

So many people today yearn for happiness, joy, and love — seemingly, to no avail. We live in a world with so many choices, and resources, and freedoms, and so much technology, yet so many of us seem to live lives that are filled with MORE stress and LESS enjoyment than ever in history. Why […]

Women’s Meaningful Participation in Peace – Where Are The Barriers And What Can Be Done?

Building and sustaining peace needs women’s voice and leadership. When women are included in peace processes, peace agreements are more likely to last for 15 years or more. Yet, just two years shy of the 20th anniversary of the UN Security Council resolution 1325, which placed women’s meaningful participation at the heart of peacebuilding, conflict […]

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