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In Germany’s Banking Industry, Minuscule Gains For Female Leadership

In Germany’s Banking Industry, Minuscule Gains For Female Leadership

Banks in Germany made only marginal gains in increasing female representation in management last year, with women accounting for just 34.8% of leadership positions, figures from employment lobby AGV Banken show. The problem underscores challenges for board rooms in many business sectors across Germany. For the finance industry in particular, it is not a good […]

Deputy Speaker Vows to Robustly Advocate for Women’s 30 Percent Political Representation

Deputy Speaker Vows to Robustly Advocate for Women’s 30 Percent Political Representation

Campaigns to increase women’s representation in political representation to 30 per cent are picking up steam again in the country with Deputy Speaker J. Fonati Koffa promising to robustly advocate with his colleagues and support the Women Legislative Caucus for its passage. The Deputy Speaker says they will entertain argument and legislation on the floor […]

Joyce Banda Calls For Women’s Leadership In Policy And Political Positions

Joyce Banda Calls For Women’s Leadership In Policy And Political Positions

The former president of Malawi Joyce Banda, a longtime advocate for female representation in politics – continues to earn more respect and recognition a cross Africa and abroad as she speaks on steward leadership, women and girl child empowerment. Banda, who also leads former ruling People’s Party (PP) continues to make positive and effective impact […]

West Darfur Women Protest ‘Men-Only Cabinet’ In the State

West Darfur Women Protest ‘Men-Only Cabinet’ In the State

 The lack of representation of women in the new government of West Darfur has led to large-scale protests by women leaders in the state. On Tuesday, the Governor of West Darfur, Hussein Yasin, announced his new cabinet, consisting of five ministries, all headed by men. Yasin said that the Sudanese state governors recently pledged to […]

Tanzania Making Strides In Women Representation

Tanzania Making Strides In Women Representation

TANZANIA is leading in the East African Community (EAC) member states for having a good number of women representations in various leadership positions, according to statistics from the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU). Although the country is yet to attain the envisaged 50/50 threshold, Tanzania Gender Network Program (TGNP) Mtandao is happy that the number of women […]

Botswana: Women Representation Lagging Behind

Botswana: Women Representation Lagging Behind

 Chobe district is lagging behind in the representation of women in key decision making positions especially on the political front. Speaking at a population and development seminar in Kasane recently, Chobe district population officer, Ms Olefile Maikaelelo highlighted that over the past two election periods, Chobe District had one female representative at council. Comparatively both […]

Women’s Representation in Parliament – Algeria Ranks 29th Worldwide

Women’s Representation in Parliament – Algeria Ranks 29th Worldwide

 Algeria is ranked 29th worldwide in female representation in the parliament said Monday, in Ain Temouchent, the Deputy Minister to the Minister of National Planning, Tourism and Craft Industry, in charge of Craft Industry Aicha Tagabou. Speaking at the opening of the UNFA Summer University, the minister said that thanks to the latest revision of […]