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Ministry Of Gender To Commemorate International Women’s Day In Malawi

Ministry Of Gender To Commemorate International Women’s Day In Malawi

Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare will join the international community in commemorating the International Women’s Day which falls on March 8, annually in order to appreciate the role that women play in a society. In Malawi, this year’s event will be held at Namitete Secondary School Ground in Lilongwe under the theme, […]

#AW Gist : I Am For Her

#AW Gist : I Am For Her

Happy International Women’s Day!!! I celebrate every woman around the world. So, as we celebrate again this year, I decided to have an epiphany. We have come this far. We have achieved a lot but we still have a lot of grounds to cover. Our women are speaking up, our women are expanding their horizons, […]

Women’s Day : To Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate For Change

Women’s Day : To Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate For Change

Gender equality and women’s rights are fundamental to global progress on peace and security, human rights and sustainable development. We can only re-establish trust in institutions, rebuild global solidarity and reap the benefits of diverse perspectives by challenging historic injustices and promoting the rights and dignity of all. In recent decades, we have seen remarkable […]

Albert Fritz Commends Conquerors Of Gender-Based Violence On International Women’s Day

Albert Fritz Commends Conquerors Of Gender-Based Violence On International Women’s Day

As we commemorate International Women’s Day, I would like to commend the many brave women who were once victims of gender-based violence (GBV) and abuse but who today are conquerors, standing on their own feet. One of these conquerors is NoLindi (alias). NoLindi grew up in rural Eastern Cape. When she moved to Cape Town, […]

Let’s Encourage Our Women To Use Data For Decision Making

Let’s Encourage Our Women To Use Data For Decision Making

Effective organisational leaders use data comprehensively to guide them in decision-making, to set and prioritize goals as well as monitor progress. It is for this reason that we need women to understand the story behind the data. To celebrate International Women Day, Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) trained 30 early career women under 35 years who […]

Inmates Clean Up Hospital To Celebrate Women’s Day In Kenya

Inmates Clean Up Hospital To Celebrate Women’s Day In Kenya

At least 40 inmates and Kenya Prisons Service officers from Nakuru Women GK Prison on Wednesday evening took part in cleaning the Nakuru Level Five Hospital as part of giving back to the society. The officer in charge of the prison, Ms Emily Momanyi, said service to the community was a way of sharing with […]

LOUD WHISPERS: We Are Still Here

LOUD WHISPERS: We Are Still Here

                  (In commemoration of International Women’s Day, March 8th)   Please don’t look for us, we are not lost We have not been stolen away We are still here Even when they came for so many of us And shoved us into the deep belly of the devil There are still enough of us left […]

A Letter to Dr Kayode Fayemi on International Women’s Day

Dr Kayode J Fayemi The Honourable Minister Mines and Steel Development Federal Republic of Nigeria Abuja   Dear Dr K, In Year 2000, I began work at the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) as Programme Officer. I was seven months pregnant but I did not feel inadequate. I had support. I remember two months […]

Time is Now: Rural And Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

Time is Now: Rural And Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives

This year’s theme captures the vibrant life of the women activists whose passion and commitment have won women’s rights over the generations, and successfully brought change. We celebrate an unprecedented global movement for women’s rights, equality, safety and justice, recognizing the tireless work of activists who have been central to this global push for gender […]

Women’s Day : As We Celebrate Our Heroines

Women’s Day : As We Celebrate Our Heroines

Throughout Ethiopia’s history, many Ethiopian women have contributed their shares for the social, economic and political makeup of the country, and have become icons to the present generation and the coming ones. During times when women portrayed as inferior to men and supposed to fulfill merely domestic responsibilities, such as caring for children, preparing food, […]

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