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Tanzanian Women To Save 15 percent On Sanitary Pads

Tanzanian Women To Save 15 percent On Sanitary Pads

 Tanzanian women are expected to save a minimum of Sh7,000 per year following the scrapping of Value Added Tax (VAT) on sanitary pads, which is slightly more than 15 per cent. The Citizen calculation shows that one women spends at least Sh36,000 inclusive of VAT per year on buying the sanitary pads, but following the […]

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

A social enterprise group, Solar Sister Nigeria, in collaboration with Solar Nigeria programme has called for increased role by women in clean energy access, especially in underserved communities across the country. Speaking at a media advocacy/workshop in Abuja, the Country Manager, Solar Sister Nigeria, Olasimbo Sojinrin stated that Nigeria in particular and Africa as a […]

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

For Diversity And Inclusion – Accepting Talents Not Colour

There are many reasons why building diverse teams within inclusive environments is beneficial. Others have written about them at length, and the cases are compelling. If you aren’t already familiar with the data and rationale, please take the time to do some research on it. Without strong intrinsic motivation from your leadership, change is unlikely. With that […]

Rant Of The Day – Prostitution Is For Her, What About Him?

Rant Of The Day –  Prostitution Is For Her, What About Him?

Hello Readers,  Welcome to the rant column.    Man : So, when will you be coming to my house and what’s the bill for the night? Woman : Just 10 thousand naira, for 3 hours.  Man : For what now? The other girls don’t charge this much.  Woman : No way!  I am different from […]

Respecting A Woman Shouldn’t Be Out Of Chivalry – Chimamanda Adichie

Respecting A Woman Shouldn’t Be Out Of Chivalry – Chimamanda Adichie

Renowned Nigerian author and feminist, Chimamanda Adichie, has expressed her misgivings over some preferential treatments given to women. Adichie spoke against men opening doors for women and tragedy aids given to women and children first because they are perceived as weak while appearing on the Trevor Noah show, a daily show and an American programme […]

Bank Windhoek Introduces ‘Women In Business’

Bank Windhoek Introduces ‘Women In Business’

Bank Windhoek on Wednesday introduced its new Women in Business financial solution, an investment focused on women-owned and run businesses. Managing director Baronice Hans said: “Bank Windhoek takes pride in being a catalyst for this as a sustainable opportunity, and is proud to introduce the Women in Business solution. Women are a powerful force in […]

U.S. Consulate Trains Women, Students On Drone Technology

U.S. Consulate Trains Women, Students On Drone Technology

The United States Consulate General in Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media, on Tuesday concluded a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women. The training was held at the Cedar STEM & Entrepreneurship Hub, and American Corner at Co-Creation Hub (CCHUB), both in Yaba, Lagos, on Monday and Tuesday respectively. A team […]

Women Demand Police Action On Alleged Kidnappings

Women Demand Police Action On Alleged Kidnappings

A group of activists marched on the Ugandan police headquarters Tuesday, protesting what they see as a lack of police response to recent kidnappings and killings. Donning black T-shirts, the participants chanted, carried banners reading “Women’s Lives Matter,” and used saucepans and small drums to call attention to their demonstration.  But as they approached police […]

Gender Pay Gap Could Cost World $160 Trillion – World Bank

Gender Pay Gap Could Cost World $160 Trillion – World Bank

Gender inequality in the workplace could cost $160 trillion in lost earnings globally, a World Bank study showed on Wednesday, as pressure to address the pay gap grows. That represents the difference between the combined lifetime income of everyone of working age in the world today – known as human capital wealth – and what […]

Campus Daycare Eases Women’s Burden

Campus Daycare Eases Women’s Burden

The burden on mothers in raising children holds them back from moving forward to empower themselves economically. Many mothers who stepped up the ladder of career in many places relinquish their positions to care their kids at home. But nowadays new approach is surfacing around the public sector. Few exemplary institutions have started to establish […]

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