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Meet The Badass Women Wrestlers Of Senegal

Meet The Badass Women Wrestlers Of Senegal

  It was lunchtime and 67-year-old great-grandmother Marie-Thérèse Sambou was recalling a childhood spent crisscrossing nearby villages to take part in wrestling matches. “If you’re a Jola woman, you wrestle right until the day you have children.” “Wrestling is how we prove our womanhood,” she said, sitting outside her home in a forest clearing in […]

South Africa: Women’s World Cup Honour for SA Referee

South Africa: Women’s World Cup Honour for SA Referee

South Africa’s top female referee, Aimee Barrett-Theron , has been named on the nine-member referee panel to officiate at the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland from August 9-26. Barrett-Theron is the only South African referee on the panel which consists of 14 match officials in total – nine referees and five assistant referees. Australia’s […]

International Women’s Day – AllAfrica Global Media is Honoring Female Leaders

International Women’s Day – AllAfrica Global Media is Honoring Female Leaders

The AllAfrica Global Media Group (editor of www.allafrica.com ) will give the AllAfrica African Women Leadership Award to four brave African women. It will take place on the sidelines of the High Level Panel organized by AllAfrica on March 8, 2016 at King Fahd Palace Hotel in Dakar. This event’s theme will be: “Achieving Gender […]