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Malaysian Mothers Win Lawsuit In ‘sexist’ Citizenship Case

Malaysian Mothers Win Lawsuit In ‘sexist’ Citizenship Case

 A group of Malaysian mothers won a legal battle on Thursday for the right to pass their nationality to children born overseas – a landmark ruling that campaigners said could spur efforts to reform discriminatory citizenship laws in other countries. Malaysia allows men to confer citizenship to children born abroad, but women have been denied […]

A Curtain Divides Male, Female Students As Afghan Universities Reopen

A Curtain Divides Male, Female Students As Afghan Universities Reopen

 Students across Afghanistan have started returning to university for the first time since the Taliban stormed to power, and in some cases females have been separated from their male peers by curtains or boards down the middle of the classroom. What happens in universities and schools across the country is being closely watched by foreign […]

The MOTHER-DAUGHTER Relationship

The MOTHER-DAUGHTER Relationship

As a teenager, I went through a phase like many young girls when I thought I was adopted. Now, I sit with many ladies and we laugh about it but the truth is there is a lot that we learnt from that time of our lives. Things that we now talk to our mothers about […]

Caesarian Section (C-Section)

Caesarian Section (C-Section)

Create a discussion on Caesarian Section in a gathering of African women and the varied opinions you will get summarizes C-Section as a wrong, bad and abnormal thing that should not be done and when it is done, should not be spoken about. Most of these opinions are driven by cultural and religious beliefs rather […]

Females Lag Behind in Vaccination

Females Lag Behind in Vaccination

Health authorities here reveal that with a total of 16,821 Liberians vaccinated with the Johnson &Johnson jab, females are far behind their male counterparts with turnout just at 5,728 against 11,098 males vaccinated. Giving an update on the enrollment Thursday, August 19, 2921, at the Ministry of Information’s weekly press briefing, the head of immunization […]

Educating, Liberating Arewa Women A Must For Development

Educating, Liberating Arewa Women A Must For Development

A political analyst, Mohammed Muazu, has called for more commitment to educate and liberate women from the North, to take up more leadership positions and be involved in decision making. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Friday, Muazu, who said that he was passionate about women empowerment, said that for too long women had been […]

From Dresses And Skorts To Hijabs, Badminton’s Women Wear What They Like

From Dresses And Skorts To Hijabs, Badminton’s Women Wear What They Like

Female athletes have fought long and hard for the right to choose what they wear when they compete at the Olympics, and at the Tokyo Games more and more athletes and fans are speaking out and taking action. Of the more than 30 women who played badminton on Wednesday, including India’s PV Sindhu and Taiwan’s […]

Flagbearers To Send Messages Of Equality And Justice At Opening Ceremony

Flagbearers To Send Messages Of Equality And Justice At Opening Ceremony

 Many Olympic nations are expected to demonstrate their support for gender equality and racial justice on Friday night with their selections of athletes to carry flags at the opening ceremony. The International Olympic Committee changed it rules and asked each nation to select two flagbearers in an effort to increase gender equality at the Tokyo […]

Fear Grips Women Amid Hate Speech, Insults

Fear Grips Women Amid Hate Speech, Insults

Women in The Gambia have expressed fear amid hate speech, insults & bullying particularly on social media as the 4 December 2021 Presidential Election looms, with 18 political parties expected to contest. With five months before the election, women leaders have warned that if preventive measures are not put in place, there might be chaos […]

New Directives On GBV Fight Issued in Z’bar

New Directives On GBV Fight Issued in Z’bar

IN the wake of rise in gender-based violence, President Hussein Ali Mwinyi has issued new directives to the government executives to make a self-assessment on how they reinforce efforts to free the Island of the scourge. “We should not conclude that we have failed in our plans which were set in January this year against […]

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