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Watchdog Says ‘Pervasive’ Digital Sex Crime Affecting Life For S.Korean Women, Girls

Watchdog Says ‘Pervasive’ Digital Sex Crime Affecting Life For S.Korean Women, Girls

 Digital sex crime is now so pervasive in South Korea that the fear of it is affecting the quality of life for women and girls, with many victims saying they had considered suicide or leaving the country, a human rights watchdog said on Wednesday. South Korea has become the global epicentre of spycam – the […]

Biden To Donate 500 Million Pfizer Doses, Urge Others To Join In

Biden To Donate 500 Million Pfizer Doses, Urge Others To Join In

U.S. President Joe Biden plans to buy and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to more than 90 countries while calling on the world’s democracies to do their part to help end the deadly pandemic, the White House said. The announcement of the vaccine donation – the largest ever by a single […]

Zimbabwe Tackles Myths And Violence

Zimbabwe Tackles Myths And Violence

“If he does not hit you, he does not love you enough” is the sort of age-old ‘truism’ that Zimbabwe activists say gives men free rein to beat their wives and stops women complaining. But things are now changing, according to women’s rights activists, albeit slowly and from a crashingly low base. At least one in […]

Should Single Women Own Properties

Should Single Women Own Properties

African women are known to be effective in the cultivation and processing of agricultural produce but culturally are not entitled to owning lands. Generally, possession of land is by inheritance which females are not eligible to. Therefore, they depend on the possession of another human (father or husband) to make a living. As a girl […]

In Historic First, Two Powerful Women Flank U.S. President

In Historic First, Two Powerful Women Flank U.S. President

President Joe Biden’s address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling on Wednesday, as two women – Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – sat behind the president for the first time in U.S. history. The seating arrangement carried a symbolic meaning for the advancement of U.S. women in recent decades, since […]

Red Flag As Femicide, Defilement Cases Spiral Out of Control

Red Flag As Femicide, Defilement Cases Spiral Out of Control

In just 48 hours, between April 17 and April 18, four girls in three different counties were defiled. In the cases, the perpetrators are a village man, a father and a police officer. On April 17, a father reportedly swallowed a condom he was using to defile his 11-year-old daughter in Kismayo, Embu County after […]

Oscar Line-Up Is Packed With Firsts

Oscar Line-Up Is Packed With Firsts

It’s a year of multiple firsts at this year’s Oscars, the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony for the highest achievement in film. Following is a list of major milestones this year. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. CHLOE ZHAO – First Asian woman and first woman of color to […]

The Imposter Syndrome In Women

The Imposter Syndrome In Women

Ever been in a situation where everyone but you acknowledges your competence, efforts, skills, capacity, performances, and even successes? You feel as though you are not as good as you are perceived to be. Despite all the productive results labelled to you, you believe it’s all based on luck. In short, you assume yourself to […]

Mali’s failure to ban FGM challenged In West Africa’s Top Court

Mali’s failure to ban FGM challenged In West Africa’s Top Court

 Mali’s failure to outlaw female genital mutilation (FGM) is being challenged in West Africa’s highest court by rights groups, who accused the country on Monday of failing to protect girls and women from “a grave and systematic violation”. Nine out of 10 women and girls in Mali have undergone the ancient ritual, which usually involves […]

‘#MeToo Movement’ In British schools As Teens Recount Sexual Abuse

‘#MeToo Movement’ In British schools As Teens Recount Sexual Abuse

More than 10,000 young people in Britain have recounted what they say are teenage experiences of sexual harassment and abuse by fellow teens in an outpouring described by a senior police officer as a “#MeToo movement” for schools. Their stories, posted anonymously on a website called “Everyone’s Invited” at a rapidly accelerating pace over the […]

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