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The Story Corner : IELTS For Marriage

The Story Corner : IELTS For Marriage

Ladies and gentlemen, come and hear another thing o. You know the story corner is always buzzing with gist, come and hear this new one. So, on twitter, someone posted that young men have now started using IELTS as criteria to getting a wife material. Don’t worry, I will break it down for you. They […]

The Story Corner : Bleaching Craze

The Story Corner : Bleaching Craze

Ladies and gentlemen, you know I cannot hear a gist, or see a gist without sharing it with you all.  Things are happening in this world and very strange and mad things are happening on the streets of social media. You are wondering what the gist is about yeah? Okay, let me download it as […]

Oxfam Strengthens Five Partners’ Capacity In Advocacy For Women’s Rights

Oxfam Strengthens Five Partners’ Capacity In Advocacy For Women’s Rights

Ms Musu Kamara, who was supported by the Oxfam Hong Kong Enough Campaign, chats with some of the international partners. Oxfam in Liberia and the global Enough Campaign delight in sharing the experiences of five partners drawn from women’s rights groups in Liberia who participated in regional and international Enough Campaign convening. The goal of […]

Women Leaders Driven Offline And Out Of Work By Social Media Abuse

Women Leaders Driven Offline And Out Of Work By Social Media Abuse

Pervasive abuse of women on social media is driving female leaders off the internet and, in some cases, out of a job, a conference heard on Thursday. Two years after the global #MeToo movement began with women finding strength in numbers by sharing stories of sexual harassment, virulent online abuse of women has now pushed […]

Women Should Take Lead In Stablising Families – First Lady Kagame

Women Should Take Lead In Stablising Families – First Lady Kagame

First Lady Jeannette Kagame called on women members of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi, to leverage their positions to play a key role in building a strong and secure family. She was addressing close to 2,000 members on Sunday, during the General Assembly of the RPF Women’s League at Intare Conference Arena in Rusororo. […]

After Falling Pregnant During School, She Turned Her Case Into An Inspiring Story

After Falling Pregnant During School, She Turned Her Case Into An Inspiring Story

“I had twins when I was 17 years old and I had to stay at home and nurse the babies for a year before I went back to school,” says Cathrine James. Now 20, the young mother narrates how she has braved societal condemnation and stigmatisation and tried to become an inspiration to young girls […]

Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Women Face Persistent Gender Gaps In Education And Jobs

Despite widespread popular support for gender equality, African women are still disadvantaged by persistent gender gaps in education, employment, control over key assets, and access to technology, an Afrobarometer has revealed. The analysis, released Monday, reports that although there were substantial cross-country differences, African societies were generally supportive of women’s equality in principle, report considerable […]

Abused Bangladeshi Housemaids Struggle For Justice

Abused Bangladeshi Housemaids Struggle For Justice

Traumatised Bangladeshi women who return home after being tortured and abused working in the Middle East rarely get justice because brokers intimidate them and they cannot afford legal aid, a rights group said on Wednesday. In interviews with 110 returnees, 86% did not receive their full salaries, 61% were physically abused, 24% were deprived of […]

Marriage Is Not An Achievement – Margot Robbie

Marriage Is Not An Achievement – Margot Robbie

At age 27, Margot Robbie has already starred in a slew of award-winning films and started her own production company. She’s also presumed to be in the running for the 2018 Oscars Best Actress award for her role as villainous ice skater Tonya Harding in the upcoming film I, Tonya. For whatever reason, though, some people would rather focus on […]

Argentina Seeks To Extradite Ex-Spy On Sexual Exploitation Charges

Argentina Seeks To Extradite Ex-Spy On Sexual Exploitation Charges

Argentina is seeking the extradition from Mexico of a former spy accused of running a criminal organization that sexually exploited women, a move one trafficking survivor said would be a “historic milestone” in the fight against the crime. Mexican authorities arrested Raul Martins earlier this month in the seaside city of Cancun following an extradition […]

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