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They Said There Is A Shortage Of Women…

They Said There Is A Shortage Of Women…

This month we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark the occasion, we have asked Human Rights Watch experts to reflect on some of the key human rights challenges in their area of specialty. In the 80s and 90s, Newsweek Magazine delivered US women the cheery news that they […]

Parliament Should Support Gender Equality In Inheritance

Parliament Should Support Gender Equality In Inheritance

 Tunisia’s parliament should take the landmark step of granting women equal rights in inheritance, Human Rights Watch said today. President Beji Caid Essebsi formally submitted a draft law to parliament on November 28, 2018, asking for urgent action on the measure. The draft law, which was approved by the Council of Ministers on November 23, […]

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

This Counselling Session With Madam K : Our House Is Too Hot For Me

Welcome to the counselling room with Madam K. As usual, we will read stories from survivors, people who have been through the odds and have stood against the odds. I am sharing these stories to awaken us, to make us know that people are going through a lot of inhumane treatment. I was in the […]

We Celebrate The Women Fighting For The Rights Of Women And Girls

We Celebrate The Women Fighting For The Rights Of Women And Girls

In December 2018, hundreds of thousands of ordinary people all over the world will come together to write letters, scribble postcards, draw pictures and send emails – all of them focused on one thing: making change happen. They will be taking part in one of the biggest campaigns for human rights in the world: Write […]

Dutch Ambassador Urges Government Release Of Violence Probe Report

Dutch Ambassador Urges Government Release Of Violence Probe Report

Netherlands ambassador to Zimbabwe, Barbara van Hellemond has urged the Zimbabwean government to release the findings of the Commission of Inquiry into the country’s post-election violence of August 1. The disturbances saw six civilians gunned down by what is widely believed to be members of the national army deployed into central Harare on the day […]

AfDB Donates $258m To Support Northeast Recovery Funds

AfDB Donates $258m To Support Northeast Recovery Funds

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday unveiled $258 million donation by the African Development Bank (AFDB) to support recovery efforts in the northeast. The fund, in collaboration with Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative is titled: “Inclusive Basic Service Delivery and Livelihood Empowerment Integrated Project (IBSIP). Osinbajo said: “It has been gratifying to note how […]

Chief Daddy Premier : Check Out Our Favourite Looks

Chief Daddy Premier : Check Out Our Favourite Looks

EbonyLife’s latest movie project “Chief Daddy” premiered on Sunday, 2nd December, 2018 and the god of glam was present. The theme was traditional and the guest dove that fact home with a cherry on top. Check some of our favourite looks below;

Relationship Goals? – Let’s Touch It A Little Deeper

Relationship Goals? – Let’s Touch It A Little Deeper

Whether you only just became exclusive or have been with your S.O. for years, chances are your relationship could benefit from a January reboot. Of course, every couple is different–but we asked relationship experts to reveal the top New Year’s resolutions they think most duos could tap to make their connections stronger. Read on for six ways […]

Beaten, Thrown Out, Property Taken Away, Accused Of Killing Her Husband

Beaten, Thrown Out, Property Taken Away, Accused Of Killing Her Husband

Her in-laws claimed she had used witchcraft to kill her husband, and seized the small house where she lived with her two children in the Zimbabwean capital Harare. “I was accused of bewitching my husband. I am not a witch and I did not kill my husband. It was a terrible experience because everything happened […]

The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

The Sad Tales Of The ‘Traveller Women’ -The Most Disadvantaged Women’s Group In Britain

Roma and traveller women in Britain face high levels of domestic abuse and rarely seek help beyond their close-knit and isolated communities, a parliamentary committee heard on Wednesday. Their male-dominated cultures leave many women vulnerable to abuse by men – relatives and partners alike – according to evidence given to the Women and Equalities Committee. […]

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