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Women’s Bank In Zimbabwe Bank Receive Massive Response

Women’s Bank In Zimbabwe Bank Receive Massive Response

The Zimbabwe Women’s Microfinance Bank Limited has disbursed loans worth over $23 000 since it started operating at the end of June and is in the process of processing other applications totalling $300 000. The applications for loans are mostly coming from people in agriculture and others seeking funding for education. The bank continues to […]

Creating Solace Centre For Women Amidst Violence In South Sudan

Creating Solace Centre For Women Amidst Violence In South Sudan

 Violence against women is epidemic in South Sudan. Ann*, 16, was kidnapped on her way home from school, then raped repeatedly during five days of captivity. Talia*, was battered and tortured for years by her husband, who ultimately threatened to kill her. Tragically, stories like theirs are all too common in South Sudan. Though comprehensive […]

Uganda Borrows $40m To Fight Sexual Abuse

Uganda  Borrows $40m To Fight Sexual Abuse

 A Cabinet decision to borrow $40m (Shs144b) to fight sexual abuse in the country was informed by a World Bank demand for the government to safeguard women working at public infrastructure construction sites, this newspaper can reveal. Multiple sources told Daily Monitor yesterday that Ugandan bureaucrats led by Finance minister Matia Kasaija made the initial […]

Lip-Service About Gender Based Violence Must Stop!

Lip-Service About Gender Based Violence Must Stop!

JUST CONDEMNING GENDER based violence is not enough! Everyday perpetrators of these gruesome acts against women and girls go free, and their victims are not given fair share of justice. “Action Speaks Louder than Words” KORPO JAIMEH’S ORDEAL is just one of many. She’s now racing against time to get medical care to safe her […]