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The Story Corner : Randy Men

The Story Corner : Randy Men

Story… Storrrrrrrrryyyy. Y’all know how we do this now.  So, I will just go straight to the point. I heard that in one African country like that, the male patients do harass the female nurses. Wonder! I am trying to understand if the sickness didn’t hook them well that they have time to be touching […]

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

The Invisible Sacrifices Of A Working Mum

Claire was one of the thirteen working moms we interviewed. Despite having a supportive partner, she felt as if she wasn’t doing as much as she could at home. And despite making weekly business trips away from her family, she felt as if she wasn’t doing enough at work. She brings in the highest sales […]

A Message To The MTM Community Regarding Sexual Assault At the More Than Me Academy

A Message To The MTM Community Regarding Sexual Assault At the More Than Me Academy

To all the girls who were raped by Macintosh Johnson in 2014 and before: we failed you. We gave Johnson power that he exploited to abuse children. Those power dynamics broke staff ability to report the abuse to our leadership immediately. Our leadership should have recognized the signs earlier and we have and will continue […]

Rural Women and Girls Are Constantly Sidelined

Rural Women and Girls Are Constantly Sidelined

Rural women and girls play vital roles in their families and communities. They produce food, gather water, provide care, and navigate myriad challenges from poverty to environmental disasters, due to climate change. Today marks the International Day for Rural Women. But too often, rural women and girls face extreme challenges in realizing their human rights. […]

KNH Nurses Allege Sexual Harassment By Male Patients

KNH Nurses Allege Sexual Harassment By Male Patients

Several female nurses at Kenyatta National Hospital have complained about harassment by male patients in the orthopaedic wing. They alleged verbalized threats of intent, sexual assault, grabbing and shoving. A nurse, who spoke to the Nation in confidence for fear of being victimised, said: “They tell me to my face that they want to sleep […]

Gender Ministry Commits To Solving Girls Issues In Liberia

Gender Ministry Commits To Solving Girls Issues In Liberia

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening efforts and strategies aimed at accelerating programs intended to address constraints being faced by promising and enterprising Liberian girls and boys. Speaking at programs marking the observance of the 7th International Day of the Girl Child on Thursday, Gender Minister […]

Short Faux Nails Are Pretty Too

Short Faux Nails Are Pretty Too

The gist is that the longer the faux nails, the hotter and sexier. For starters, long nails make your fingers look slimmer and longer. But does anyone ever talk about the discomfort that comes with it? Simple things like putting buttons in their respective holes, slicing in the kitchen or putting on your earrings become […]

The Story Corner : Leave The Girls Alone

The Story Corner : Leave The Girls Alone

Story, story oooooooooo.. As usual, I am back to tell my story and I hope they have been quite engaging so far.   Have you heard about these social media investigators? You are wondering what this is about yeah? yes o. we have social media investigators now o and guess their job description, they are […]

The Journey From December 19 – With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

The Journey From December 19 – With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

On December 19, 2011, United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote […]

Women With Albinism Vow To Fight On After Kilimanjaro Climb

Women With Albinism Vow To Fight On After Kilimanjaro Climb

Six African women with albinism who made an attempt on the continent’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, said on Tuesday the trek was just the beginning of efforts to raise awareness and dispel negative images of people with the rare skin condition. The women – from Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Senegal – began […]

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