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Everything You Need To Know About Pushing For Equal Pay

Everything You Need To Know About Pushing For Equal Pay

Workers around the world look forward to payday. A paycheck may bring a sense of relief, satisfaction, or joy, but it can also represent an injustice—an expression of persistent inequalities between men and women in the workplace. Globally, the gender pay gap stands at 16 per cent, meaning women workers earn an average of 84 per […]

ECOWAS Imposes Travel Ban, Freezes Assets of Guinea Coup-Makers

ECOWAS Imposes Travel Ban, Freezes Assets of Guinea Coup-Makers

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Thursday imposed a travel ban and froze the financial assets of the National Committee for Reconciliation and Development (CNRD) for overthrowing Guinea’s constitutionally elected government. ECOWAS said it would work closely with the United Nations, African Union, European Union and other bi-lateral and multi-lateral countries to […]

Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

Equal Pay For Work Of Equal Value

Equal pay for work of equal value The International Equal Pay Day, celebrated on 18 September, represents the longstanding efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value. It further builds on the United Nations commitment to human rights and against all forms of discrimination, including discrimination against women and girls. Across […]

Taliban say Afghan Boys’ Schools To Reopen, No Mention Of Girls

Taliban say Afghan Boys’ Schools To Reopen, No Mention Of Girls

Afghan schools will open for boys from Saturday, the new Taliban ministry of education said in a statement that gave no indication of when girls might be able to go back to their classes. More than a month after the movement seized the capital Kabul, most educational institutions have remained closed as the Taliban have […]

Preach Gender Equality, Not Religious Bigotry, Emir of Keffi Urges Clerics

Preach Gender Equality, Not Religious Bigotry, Emir of Keffi Urges Clerics

The Emir of Keffi, and Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Dr. Shehu Chindo Yamusa, has called on all religious leaders in the country to preach sustainable gender equality and not to further polarise the nation through divisive teachings. Also, he called on women in active journalism to ensure enough and proper marketisation of women participation […]

National Assembly Member Urges Seychelles’ Government to Make Menstrual Products More Accessible

National Assembly Member Urges Seychelles’ Government to Make Menstrual Products More Accessible

A female member of the National Assembly is urging the government to take measures to make menstrual hygiene products for girls and women more accessible to those who cannot afford them. The elected member of the Glacis district in the National Assembly, Regina Esparon, brought the issue forward through a motion that was tabled on […]

The Spirit of Wisdom

The Spirit of Wisdom

If God tells us that wisdom is the principal thing, then it behoves us to know and operate in the “spirit of wisdom.” But do you know what the “spirit of wisdom” is? The apostle Paul prayed over the church in Ephesus, that The Father of our Lord Jesus Christ gives them the Spirit of […]

UN Boss Asks Somalia Elders to Support 30% Quota for Women

UN Boss Asks Somalia Elders to Support 30% Quota for Women

The UN Deputy Secretary-General (SG) Amina Mohammed, has called on Somali clan elders to support a 30 per cent representation of women in Parliament. The country’s citizens are currently electing their 54 senators followed by elections of 275 Members of Parliament, after which the 329 legislators will vote in the President. Somalia indirectly elects its […]

How To Find The Best Women’s Tailor

How To Find The Best Women’s Tailor

First impressions are very important as it will shape how people will view you on the long run. Most people you meet will note how well you dress as there is a common saying “you can tell alot about a person from the way they dress”. Nothing less than perfectly fitted dresses would do to […]

Tanzania Appoints Woman Defence Minister

Tanzania Appoints Woman Defence Minister

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Dr Stergomena Tax to be the Minister for Defence and National Service. She becomes the first woman to hold the title since the country’s independence. Dr Tax was nominated this week to become the Member of Parliament (MP) just a few days after she retired as Executive Secretary at […]

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