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The Drive To Close Gaps On Health Issues Facing Women And Girls

The Drive To Close Gaps On Health Issues Facing Women And Girls

In Africa today women still die needlessly during childbirth. They also fall pregnant when they aren’t ready and don’t want to get pregnant. And there are still many obstacles on their path to living full and fulfilled lives. Sexual and reproductive health and rights are fundamental to people’s health and survival, to economic development, and […]

Mobile Theatres To Screen Child Slavery Film In Rural India

Mobile Theatres To Screen Child Slavery Film In Rural India

A film about a boy trafficked to work in a carpet factory is to be screened in remote Indian villages to raise awareness about child slavery among families often targeted by human traffickers. Due to be released on Thursday, “Jhalki” tracks a nine-year-old girl’s struggle to find her younger brother after their parents unwittingly sell […]

GBV Cases Show Significant Drop In Tanzania

GBV Cases Show Significant Drop In Tanzania

UN Women, in collaboration with the government of Tanzania, has helped the country in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV) to women and children and so far cases have decreased significantly. Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Faustine Ndugulile said during a seminar at the weekend that […]

The Cost To Stop Women Dying In Childbirth By 2030? 46 Military Aircrafts

The Cost To Stop Women Dying In Childbirth By 2030? 46 Military Aircrafts

Countries need about $264 billion – the equivalent cost of 110 military aircraft – to end maternal deaths, gender-based violence, child marriage, and provide family planning to all women by 2030, said a United Nations study. An investment of $115.5 billion – which is equivalent to the cost of 46 high-end military aircraft – would […]

Kenya Pledges to End FGM By 2022 – Ahead Of Global Target

Kenya Pledges to End FGM By 2022 – Ahead Of Global Target

 Kenya’s president on Tuesday promised to end female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2022, a goal women’s rights campaigners said was unrealistic due to insecurity and high prevalence rates in some parts of the East African nation. One in five women and girls aged between 15 and 49 in Kenya have undergone FGM, which usually involves […]

EU Approval Of First Ebola Vaccine Is A Game Changer

EU Approval Of First Ebola Vaccine Is A Game Changer

This week the European Commission gave approval to an Ebola vaccine — an act that the World Health Organization calls landmark moment for global health and a likely game-changer in the battle against this deadly disease. This is the first time an Ebola vaccine has been licensed anywhere in the world.  The next step, prequalification […]

AW WomenPreneur Series : A Time To ‘BeAdorned’ By Yetunde Salimon-Akande

AW WomenPreneur Series : A Time To ‘BeAdorned’ By Yetunde Salimon-Akande

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing businesswomen. Young women who have taken the bold step to starting a business and fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is shared, […]

AW Gist : (The Change Agents) Women Supporting Women

AW Gist : (The Change Agents) Women Supporting Women

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

Sound Mind

Sound Mind

Your mind serves as an interface between the physical and the spiritual, the real you is hidden inside your body. In ROM 7:22, Apostle Paul called it the INWARD man and in Eph 3:16 it was called the inner man, our inner man is not corruptible, righteousness does not require improvement, we are fashioned exactly […]

What You Should Know About Sleep Divorce

What You Should Know About Sleep Divorce

Divorce doesn’t have to mean arguing over custody of your kids and splitting your assets––or even splitting up. In fact, a “sleep divorce” could be the best thing you ever do for your relationship. Just ask Carson Daly. The TODAY host said in September that he and his wife got a sleep divorce when they were renovating […]

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