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Unpaid Care Work Burden Heavier on Women

Unpaid Care Work Burden Heavier on Women

A study by Oxfam Kenya last February found that a heavy and unequal responsibility of unpaid care and domestic work is borne by women and girls. Oxfam commissioned the Household Care Survey (HCS) between October 2018 and March 2019 through its Women’s Rights Programme. Its objective was to understand how Unpaid Care and Domestic Work […]

Polaris Bank To Empower Female Entrepreneurs

Polaris Bank To Empower Female Entrepreneurs

Polaris Bank has pledged that its Polaris Pearl account will equip women entrepreneurs with the requisite knowledge, skills, and support to run their businesses profitably. The bank announced that following from its interaction with women across the country, it has discovered that most of them are unable to access finance to either stabilise or scale […]

6 Keys For Getting Temporarily Remote Teams Back Together

6 Keys For Getting Temporarily Remote Teams Back Together

When Covid-19 struck, entrepreneurs did all they could to keep people safe. Concerned for their employees and customers, they acted quickly and sent their teams home. As the economy reopens, entrepreneurs are now asking their teams to head back to the office. But without the virus vanquished, bringing people back safely isn’t as easy as […]

Women Have Trouble Calling Themselves Experts

Women Have Trouble Calling Themselves Experts

Having owned my current business for more than 10 years — and mentored hundreds of women business owners — I’ve come to realize one of the most common struggles we women entrepreneurs display when it comes to embracing leadership is hesitation. Hesitation to take the leap, hesitation to speak up, hesitation to leave our mark on the world. I, too, fell into the […]

No Going Back To Taliban Repression – Afghan Businesswomen say

No Going Back To Taliban Repression – Afghan Businesswomen say

There are fears that the winding down of international engagement and re-emergence of the Taliban in politics will reverse progress Businesswomen in Afghanistan are adamant that there will be no going back to the days of repression under the Taliban, and the progress women have made over the past 18 years will not be reversed. […]

AW Womenpreneur Series : Adebukola Adekola Creates Magic Through Amaz Foods

AW Womenpreneur Series : Adebukola Adekola Creates Magic Through Amaz Foods

Above Whispers WomenPreneur Series is a platform to showcase amazing business women. Young women who have taken the bold step to starting a business and fighting the odds surrounding entrepreneurship in Africa. We share in their journey, share in the challenges and growth process to inspire other women. We believe that when a story is […]