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Women Are Running Away From Politics – Joyce Banda

Women Are Running Away From Politics – Joyce Banda

Malawi former president Joyce Banda, a campaigner for women and girls rights, on Tuesday was shown on Ben TV of London in a popular Pauline Long interview show which she said many professional women get discouraged from entering politics because of the treatment they get when they are trying to get into positions of power […]

Somalia: Women Hold Demonstrations Demanding Political Participation

Somalia: Women Hold Demonstrations Demanding Political Participation

Hundreds of Somali women on Saturday held demonstrations demanding for their quota in political participation in the upcoming general elections. The women, drawn from civil societies, women organisations, Federal lawmakers, politicians and Banadir Regional administration gathered at Daljirka Dahsoon Square in Mogadishu. The protests in Mogadishu saw huge crowds march through the city chanting equality […]

Michelle Obama’s Stirring Democratic Convention Speech Brings Crowd To Tears

Michelle Obama’s Stirring Democratic Convention Speech Brings Crowd To Tears

Here, at last, the profound, moving and devastating riposte to Donald Trump that many in America, and the world, had been waiting for. And the antidote to the non-politician came from another non-politician – a mother. Michelle Obama, the first black first lady in American history, gave a 15-minute address to the Democratic national convention […]

Women’s Participation In Politics And Decision Making In Nigeria

It has been established that the development of any country requires the participation of both men and women.  There is global recognition that gender equality in political participation is a fundamental aspect of modern democratic governance. It is expected that both men and women should have equal rights and opportunities to participate fully in all […]

Congratulations to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa on her Appointment as SSA on Foreign Affairs & Diaspora.

Congratulations to Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa on her Appointment as SSA on Foreign Affairs & Diaspora.

Congratulations to our very own Columnist, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa on her appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as his Senior Special Assistant on foreign Affairs and Diaspora on 15th February , 2016. She was born on 10th October, 1962. She began her career in journalism where she spent 15 years of her professional life and is […]