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SADC-PF Women’s Parliamentary Caucus Meets to Share Lessons On Gender-Based Violence

SADC-PF Women’s Parliamentary Caucus Meets to Share Lessons On Gender-Based Violence

Member states of the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum’s (SADC-PF’s) Women’s Parliamentary Caucus which advocates for women’s rights and gender equality in the SADC-PF, met to share lessons and experiences that emanate from the gender-based violence (GBV) data that was gathered during the hard lockdown period. The lessons are taken to assess what should […]

Kenyan Women Crushing Stone and Stereotypes At the Same Time

Kenyan Women Crushing Stone and Stereotypes At the Same Time

It is 8 am in the rural Kenyan village of Sarwat, and 15 women are each sitting on a heap of gravel brandishing a heavy hammer. They are hitting hard on some stones, making such a loud noise that it can be heard from a distance. With each swing of the hammer, they disturb the […]

Bank Supports Govt in Fight for Women Liberation

Bank Supports Govt in Fight for Women Liberation

NMB Bank is upbeat in realising President Samia Suluhu Hassan quest to liberate women economically by providing them with entrepreneurship education as well as capital to run their businesses. Early this week, the bank launched the Mwanamke Jasiri platform that loosely translates as a Brave Woman podium for all women in the Southern Regions aimed […]

Radio Host, Guests Held Over Criticising Presidential Directives on Covid-19

Radio Host, Guests Held Over Criticising Presidential Directives on Covid-19

Adjumani Central Police Station (CPS) has confirmed that they are holding a radio Aulogo FM station manager and a talk show host- together along with their panellists over inciting the public against the presidential directives on preventing further spreading of Covid-19. Mr Evans Musiige, the OC Adjumani CPS said they swung into action to arrest […]

He Can Make a Way

He Can Make a Way

Though people may not understand fully the circumstances you are going through today or the depths of your despair as you watch your loved one fighting to stay alive. But what I do know is this: God loves you more than you can ever comprehend, and He can make a way even when there seems […]

First Ladies Lament Setback in Anti-cervical Cancer Campaign

First Ladies Lament Setback in Anti-cervical Cancer Campaign

Nigeria’s target to achieve cervical cancer elimination by 2030 as prescribed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), may no longer be feasible. This is because of the non-availability of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine, which the federal government planned to introduce into the routine immunisation programme for the elimination of cervical cancer among the […]

Jeffrey Moyo Granted Bail, Prisons Block His Release As ‘Papers Not in Order’

Jeffrey Moyo Granted Bail, Prisons Block His Release As ‘Papers Not in Order’

Prison officials at Greys Remand in Bulawayo were Tuesday evening declining to release New York Times correspondent, Jeffrey Moyo, who had been granted $5 000 bail at the High Court earlier today. The prison officials claimed the clerk of court’s papers were different from those on Moyo’s warrant of liberty. Moyo was arrested last month […]

At Least 10 Somali Army Recruits Killed in Suicide Attack

At Least 10 Somali Army Recruits Killed in Suicide Attack

Somalia’s army chief says a suicide bomber Tuesday killed at least 10 recruits and wounded 20 others at a military training school in the capital. The al-Shabab terror group claimed responsibility in a statement and has stepped up attacks ahead of elections expected by the end of July. The attack happened Tuesday outside the General […]

Women Find Helping Hand To Break Into Tech Jobs In Germany

Women Find Helping Hand To Break Into Tech Jobs In Germany

If you’re a woman from an ethnic minority group hoping to land a job in Germany’s tech sector, you might want to rethink your CV. As firms use Artificial Intelligence (AI) software to filter job applications, the mention of a foreign school or maternity leave could trigger automatic rejection, according to FrauenLoop, a non-profit aiming to […]

Nasfat Launches Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

Nasfat Launches Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

A Nigerian Muslim group, Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih Society (NASFAT), yesterday, launched a campaign to eradicate what it described as “epidemic of violence against women and girls” in Nigeria. The society, in partnership with UNICEF, also expressed concerns over the circumcision of women and girls, saying findings revealed that 20% of them were circumcised before the age of […]

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