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G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

G7 Must Invest In The Health And Rights Of Girls and Women For Shared Prosperity

We cannot support women as workers or entrepreneurs if we do not first invest in their basic health, rights, and well being On one hand, it is encouraging to see women’s economic empowerment gaining prominence as a smart investment for countries. The issue has been featured at the World Economic Forum, and the G20 group of […]

We Do Not Tolerate Patriarchy In Marriage – Men Should Think About Their Roles

We Do Not Tolerate Patriarchy In Marriage – Men Should Think About Their Roles

Acertain section of men around town subscribe to the modern dream husband. They take the pleasure in seeing the children to bed and waking them up to prepare for school, doing the dishes after dinner such that there is little for them to do in morning. They would not mind calling their wives for a […]

Let There Be Greater Access To Women In ICT

Let There Be Greater Access To Women In ICT

Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) are radically transforming how we live and work, our future opportunities, our societies, and our economies. But what if fifty percent of the population doesn’t have the same access to education and technologies as others? Education and ICTs have been two of the most powerful forces of change in the […]

Women Must Be A Part Of The Health Sector In Africa

Women Must Be A Part Of The Health Sector In Africa

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) disproportionately affect women and girls. Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) alone causes severe pain, bleeding, and lesions in more than 16 million women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. Beyond causing widespread physical suffering, NTDs have a severe long-term socioeconomic impact on millions of women and girls. Women who have been scarred or […]

When You Train A Woman, A Generation Is Out Of Darkness

When You Train A Woman, A Generation Is Out Of Darkness

From a very young age, Obianuju “Uju” Anene has always had the ambition of being an accomplished engineer, not afraid or shy to take on the challenges that came with it. “One of the reasons I chose engineering was that when we were young, my mom made a rule for us to only choose careers […]

Temmie Giwa And Other Outstanding Women In Tech Across Africa Gets WEF Invites

Temmie Giwa And Other Outstanding Women In Tech Across Africa Gets WEF Invites

 TWO entrepreneurs from the host country, a similar number from Nigeria and two from the East African region have been selected as the best emerging female technology executives ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa. South Africa’s Darlene Menzies, whose FinFind innovation aims to remove a major bottleneck to […]

Women Bear Brunt Of Workplace Inequalities

Women Bear Brunt Of Workplace Inequalities

WOMEN bear the brunt of workplace inequalities as they face substantial entrance barriers and constitute the bulk of unpaid labour, a government official has said. A Director in the Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender and Community Development, Edward Mapfumo said this hindered the country’s economic growth as it militated against stimulating aggregate demand. He was […]

Over 150 Women Benefit From Amr Gold Agricultural Support In Sierra Leone

Over 150 Women Benefit From Amr Gold Agricultural Support In Sierra Leone

As part of its drive to support women’s empowerment through increased agricultural productivity AMR Gold a leading Exploration Company in Sierra Leone, has provided agricultural support to over one hundred and fifty women in six villages in Bombali District. This move was to help support local farmers’ engaged in agricultural productivity through planting of groundnut, […]

Data Base To Shed Light On Women Qualifications

Data Base To Shed Light On Women Qualifications

Forging of academic credentials, according to elites, can be described as a lack of confidence and selfishness on the part of the perpetrator. Selfishness creeps in when the forger fails to fulfill their job description due to a low level of education. On the other hand, academic certificate faking is a source of employment when […]

Young Women’s Freedom and Choices Amid Talk of Contraceptives

Young Women’s Freedom and Choices Amid Talk of Contraceptives

The Ministry of Health, a few months ago, mooted a proposal to introduce contraceptive use by children as young as 10 years. Similarly, the East African Community Legislative assembly has drafted a bill– the EAC Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Bill 2017, which is at committee stage, and also seeks to legalise abortion. This proposal […]

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