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Inspiring Lessons from the Life of Oprah Winfrey

Inspiring Lessons from the Life of Oprah Winfrey

Few people in history have been able to reach the same level of achievement as Oprah Winfrey. Best known for her multi-award-winning daytime talk show, Oprah has also created her own television network (OWN), earned the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Bob Hope Humanitarian Award, been nominated for an Oscar, and been recognized as the first Black female […]

The Awkwardness In Brother-in-Law & Sister-in-Law Relationship

The Awkwardness In Brother-in-Law & Sister-in-Law Relationship

Meeting new people and starting new relationships can sometimes be challenging which sometimes can be awkward if both parties do not share the same ideals. One of the ways through which new relations are formed is through marriage and the Nigerian society takes the in-law relationship seriously due to the communal nature of our society. […]

It’s A Woman’s World : Understanding Female Privilege

It’s A Woman’s World : Understanding Female Privilege

The answer on whether female privilege exists or not has been a subject of heated conversations in both public and academic discourse. An even bigger problem exists in the misunderstanding on what privilege itself as a concept means, which has led to lack of uniformity in belief among people. While some scholars of gender agree […]

COVID-19 Highlights Need For Companies To Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

COVID-19 Highlights Need For Companies To Protect Domestic Abuse Victims

The global surge in domestic violence during coronavirus lockdowns highlights the need for companies to do more to protect victims and help them get their lives back on track, experts on the issue said on Thursday. Companies should offer women facing domestic abuse flexible working, extra leave so they can move home and sort out […]

Parliament To Have 30 Percent Women After House Approval

Parliament To Have 30 Percent Women After House Approval

The lower house has approved a bill providing for a 30% quota for women in the Somali parliament. Although the parliament has yet to ratify the bill, it is one more step towards the feminization of politics in Somalia. It is a long-term struggle in a society that is both patriarchal and traditionalist, but progress […]

Loss Of Canada Elders To Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous Culture

Loss Of Canada Elders To Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous Culture

When Diane Janvier Dugan’s mother was born in 1929, there were no roads or stores in her indigenous village in northwest Saskatchewan so as a child she learned how to hunt and trap for her food. “I’m starting to realize how much my mother knows about being Dene,” said Dugan, a teacher in the Canadian […]

The 3 Biggest Sources Of Workplace Stress — And How To Beat Them

The 3 Biggest Sources Of Workplace Stress — And How To Beat Them

Our cultural epidemic of stress and burnout seems to get worse each year. Recent Gallup polls showed that 79 per cent of Americans feel stressed “sometimes or frequently,” and two-thirds of the full-time American workforce has suffered from some degree of burnout. A survey from ComPsych, a company that provides employee assistance programs as well as resources and reports on behavioural health, found that […]

What Does Your Ideal Relationship Look Like?

What Does Your Ideal Relationship Look Like?

What does your ideal relationship look like? What are your needs? What values would your ideal relationship embrace? When you start thinking about how to have a healthy relationship, don’t immediately zero in on what the other person should be like or what they should do for you. Instead, focus on the relationship itself and what […]

The Importance Of Men In Childcare And Nutrition

The Importance Of Men In Childcare And Nutrition

In Malawi, as in many other patriarchal societies, women have historically been responsible for housework, food and childcare. Women’s household responsibilities have often left them with heavier workloads than men. A recent report showed that the time Malawian women spent caring for children was six times higher than men. The women’s multiple roles and responsibilities typically prevented […]

AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

AW Gist : The Change Agents (Let Children Be Children)

This is about picturing the realities in our society. Just before you begin : This is a discussion between three social agents, three women involved in different social innovations who’ve been brought together to discuss the different issues they’ve solved, the different stories they’ve heard and how we all can become good influencers, good change […]

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