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Saudi Arabia Ends Gender-Segregated Entrances For Restaurants

Saudi Arabia Ends Gender-Segregated Entrances For Restaurants

Restaurants in Saudi Arabia will no longer need to maintain entrances segregated by sex, the authorities said on Sunday, further eroding some of the world’s strictest social rules as sweeping reforms take hold. Previously, Saudi Arabia required all restaurants to have one entrance for families and women, and another for men on their own. The […]

She’s Made To Work Two Months More Than Her Male Counterpart To Earn The Same Salary

She’s Made To Work Two Months More Than Her Male Counterpart To Earn The Same Salary

It is estimated that a South African woman would need to work two months more than a man to earn the equivalent salary that her male counterpart would earn in a year. There are other gender inequalities in all facets of life. By SEDIKO RAKOLOTE.  Despite having a Constitution which describes equality as a fundamental […]

Melinda Gates On Ending Inequalities Between Sexes

Melinda Gates On Ending Inequalities Between Sexes

The wealthiest private foundation in history is tackling its most ambitious project ever: eliminating inequalities between the sexes. This is a major shift for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, known for its obsession with the precise number of lives it can save with each vaccine, each seed, each dollar distributed in impoverished nations. But, […]

African Union Gender Policy 2009

The AU’s Gender Policy focuses on closing the equality gap between men and women in general and particularly addressing gender inequalities which have resulted in women’s disempowerments and the feminisation of poverty, in order to have a better understanding of the contribution of women in development.   Gender Policy 2009 from Above Whispers