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6 Health Benefits of Almonds Every Woman Needs To Know About

6 Health Benefits of Almonds Every Woman Needs To Know About

Almonds are nutrient powerhouses. Whether consumed whole, chopped, sliced, or ground into almond flour or almond butter, this deliciously satisfying nut truly deserves its superfood status. Here are six research-backed almond benefits, and simple ways to incorporate them into meals, snacks, and treats. Almonds are nutrient-rich An ounce of almonds, which is about a quarter […]

The Story Corner : The Good Cook

The Story Corner :  The Good Cook

On the streets of twitter, something is happening. Peradventure, you aren’t abreast of what is happening, I shall tell you.  So, about two days ago, one of the most reverend pastors in Nigeria, took to his twitter page and advised his sons not to marry a woman who cannot cook cos it’s not every time […]

Chinhoyi Women March Against GBV

Chinhoyi Women March Against GBV

Hundreds of women in Chinhoyi recently used Valentine’s Day to march against gender-based violence. The women, in conjunction with Women’s Coalition in Zimbabwe, braved the rains to march around Chinhoyi to raise awareness against gender-based violence. Chairperson of the Mashonaland West chapter of Women’s Coalition of Zimbabwe, Key Mufengi-Ncube, said there was nothing to celebrate […]

Gender-Based Violence Impacts Both Victims and the Country, Says PM

Gender-Based Violence Impacts Both Victims and the Country, Says PM

The priority of Government is to ensure the protection of one and all and the issue of gender-based violence has an impact not only on victims, families and children but also on the country in terms of productivity and costs to the economy. The Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister […]

Court Sets Human Rights Activist Dr Stella Nyanzi Free

Court Sets  Human Rights Activist Dr Stella Nyanzi Free

The International War Crimes Division of the High Court in Kololo, Kampala has ordered for the release of Dr Stella Nyanzi from Luzira Prison where she has been for months. Dr Nyanzi was last year convicted and sentenced to 18 months for harassing President Museveni. However, she appealed against the conviction and sentence citing unfairness […]

Prime Minister Thabane To be Charged With Murder

Prime Minister Thabane To be Charged With Murder

 Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane, is to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife Lipolelo Thabane, police have said. Lipolelo was shot dead two days before Thabane became prime minister in 2017, at a time the couple had been embroiled in bitter divorce proceedings. His current wife Maesaiah Thabane has already been charged with the murder and […]

Women On the Front Line To Hold The Country Together After Polls

Women On the Front Line To Hold The Country Together After Polls

When Gladys Mbuya spoke at the African Peer Review Mechanism meeting in Kigali, her voice shook. She described her life as an internally displaced person in the violence ravaging her country, Cameroon. Her pre-conflict status in life stands in sharp contrast. Mbuya is the Queen Mother of Alatening village, and head of the women’s traditional […]

Investing With A Gender Lens – This Is What It Means

Investing With A Gender Lens – This Is What It Means

When clients tell financial adviser Catherine Valega that they want to invest their money in women, they are not always clear what they mean. To be honest, there is no real answer yet. If you have less than $1 million, investing with a gender lens typically means buying shares in mutual funds or exchange-traded funds […]

The Wave Of Teenage Feminists In Spain

The Wave Of Teenage Feminists In Spain

Spanish teenagers Ari and Kalus may still be in school but they are already part of a young feminist collective, organising talks, performances and protests to fight for gender equality. At 17, they are among a growing number of teenagers at the forefront of Spain’s new wave of feminism, fighting for change in the face […]

Mexican Lawmakers Toughen Penalties For Femicide, Abuse Of Minors After Murders

Mexican Lawmakers Toughen Penalties For Femicide, Abuse Of Minors After Murders

– Mexico’s lower house of Congress on Tuesday approved an increase in prison sentences for crimes of femicide and sexual abuse of minors, amid a wave of protests after the murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico City. Lawmakers voted to increase the sentence for femicide to 45 to 65 years in prison, up from a range […]