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10 Simple Ways To Improve Your People Skills

10 Simple Ways To Improve Your People Skills

No matter what new technologies and systems you put in place to grow your business, how to work with people will always matter most. To develop natural charm and innate people skills requires effort along with trial and error. Here are ten simple ways to help improve your natural charm and create real connections to build more powerful […]

Why Domestic Abuse Is Such a Difficult Subject For Churches

Why Domestic Abuse Is Such a Difficult Subject For Churches

Churches can be a refuge for women fleeing domestic abuse. But sometimes they can help perpetuate abuse by failing to offer support when needed. There can be many reasons for this. Sometimes it’s because church leaders simply don’t understand – or are not willing to accept – that domestic abuse occurs within their congregations. I […]

The Invisible Women in Energy

The Invisible Women in Energy

 As the world looks to address issues of gender equity, development and climate change, the importance of increasing the participation of women in the energy sector is gaining attention. To date, this topic has generally been framed around the underrepresentation of women in the energy workforce. But this ignores an important reality: millions of women […]

Samburu Women Defy Odds, Make Strides In Politics and Administration

Samburu Women Defy Odds, Make Strides In Politics and Administration

For years, Samburu women were nowhere among leaders and administrators due to the patriarchal underpinnings of their culture, where women were not even allowed to make decisions. Barriers such as exploitation of girls and female genital mutilation (FGM) slowed their participation in labour, governance and education. Things are, however, changing with the dispensation of the […]

From Lahore To Lucknow, Crimes Against Women Spur More Surveillance

From Lahore To Lucknow, Crimes Against Women Spur More Surveillance

 As cases of violence against women and girls have surged in South Asia in recent years, authorities have introduced harsher penalties and expanded surveillance networks, including facial recognition systems, to prevent such crimes. Police in the north Indian city of Lucknow earlier this year said they would install cameras with emotion recognition technology to spot women being […]

What Happens When Women Run The Economy?

What Happens When Women Run The Economy?

Women now hold many of the jobs controlling the world’s largest economy – and they’re trying to fix it Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and trade czar Katherine Tai hold top jobs in U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration and many of his economic advisers also are women, as are nearly 48% of […]

Women, Election and Gender Equality In Ethiopia

Women, Election and Gender Equality In Ethiopia

Needless to state, Ethiopia has finalized preparations to fairly as well as freely conduct the 6th National Election next June. Here, the role over half portion of the population–women–can play in making a difference during elections should never be overlooked. Women have not yet achieved equality in most societies, including in the electoral process as […]

Young Africans Go Online To Preserve Local Languages, Fight COVID-19

Young Africans Go Online To Preserve Local Languages, Fight COVID-19

The words “facemask” and “hand sanitiser” are now familiar the world over, but for isiZulu speakers in South Africa those terms did not exist a year ago until a group of volunteers took to the internet to create them. From Wikipedia posts in indigenous tongues to digital word libraries, African language lovers are going online […]

Who Is A Strong Woman?

Who Is A Strong Woman?

For long, women have been seen as weak, frail and having nothing much to contribute in certain fields. The strength of the woman was typically attributed to her biological productivity and ability to condone and endure pain. When the story changed, and women were found thriving in things that were assumed to be beyond them, […]

Stigma Against Women With HIV in Swaziland Rife, Human Rights

Stigma Against Women With HIV in Swaziland Rife, Human Rights

The stigma faced by people with HIV in Swaziland (eSwatini) continues to be widespread with a particularly damning effect upon women and girls, according to a submission to a United Nations group’s investigation into human rights in the kingdom. ‘It can affect the number of women and girls seeking treatment,’ the Birmingham City University, School […]

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