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Cambodia Orders Women Not Look Sexy On Facebook

Cambodia Orders Women Not Look Sexy On Facebook

A crackdown in Cambodia on women who wear provocative clothing while selling goods via Facebook live streams was slammed by women’s rights groups on Wednesday as dangerous and baseless. Prime Minister Hun Sen said low cut tops were an affront to Cambodian culture and ordered authorities to track down Facebook vendors who wear them to […]

Meet South Africa’s Very First All-Female Firefighting Crew

Meet South Africa’s Very First All-Female Firefighting Crew

Meet Team Juliet, South Africa’s first all-female firefighting crew. Stationed at the Working on Firebase in Newlands, the Nature Conservation Corporation Wildfires crew have been working together for three months. The 16-woman team, who graduated from the Chrysalis Academy, completed tough basic firefighting training, preparing them to face the gruelling Cape Town wildfire season. Superintendent […]

200,000 Women To Receive Entrepreneurship Training From WEF

200,000 Women To Receive Entrepreneurship Training From WEF

At least 200,000 women across 47 counties in the country will receive entrepreneurship training and access to capital investment from the Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) this year. This was announced by the organization’s Chief Executive Charles Mwirigi during the commissioning of 36 new trainers who will help meet the organization’s 2020 target. According to Mwirigi, […]

UN Calls For Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Cameroon Massacre

UN Calls For Independent, Impartial Investigation Into Cameroon Massacre

The U.N. human rights office is calling for an independent, impartial and thorough investigation into the massacre of 23 people in a village in Cameroon’s Northwest Anglophone region on February 14. More information has emerged since this shocking attack occurred.  U.N. human rights monitors on the ground report 15 children, nine under the age of […]

World Day Of Social Justice : “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”

World Day Of Social Justice : “Closing the Inequalities Gap to Achieve Social Justice”

Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations. We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, culture or […]

Harvey Weinstein Rape Case May Turn On History Of Prior ‘Bad Acts’

Harvey Weinstein Rape Case May Turn On History Of Prior ‘Bad Acts’

A Manhattan jury’s verdict in the sexual assault trial of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein may well hang on the testimony of three women whose accusations were not part of the underlying criminal case.   Jurors in Weinstein’s rape trial to begin deciding former producer’s fate Key moments from Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial Deliberations were […]

Diaspora Women for Change Launches SGBV Awareness Kit

Diaspora Women for Change Launches SGBV Awareness Kit

Diaspora Women for Change, Inc., DWC, in collaboration with Alliance for Liberian Women International, launched a gender-based violence awareness skit on February 14, 2020, on Hot FM, 107.9. The skit brings awareness of the negative effects of violence against women and children and promotes a healthy relationship that consists of positive communication, mutual respect, and […]

ECOWAS Countries Require $50m To Battle Coronavirus

ECOWAS Countries Require $50m To Battle Coronavirus

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) yesterday said that about $50 million is required by West African countries to tackle Coronavirus. It said that amount will be used to create an ecosystem and put in place, critical personal protection equipment, laboratory supplies, communication and coordination strategies towards Coronavirus response. The Director-General of WAHO, Prof. Stanley […]

Knightley Says Film ‘Misbehaviour’ Highlights Battle For Equality

Knightley Says Film ‘Misbehaviour’ Highlights Battle For Equality

Keira Knightley said her new film “Misbehaviour”, the true story of how the Women’s Liberation Movement disrupted the 1970 Miss World competition, felt relevant at a time when people were still fighting for equal treatment.   Knightley, 34, plays a member of the Women’s Liberation Movement, which storms the stage of the London theatre where […]

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Petrol, Diesel Prices Rise As Kerosene Drops In Kenya

Motorists will pay more for fuel for the next 30 days after prices go up in the latest review by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (Epra). But for households that use kerosene for cooking and lighting, the price has dropped by Sh1.26 per litre. Super petrol and diesel prices went up Sh2.67 and Sh2.13 […]