Tag: Women

African Union Strategy for Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment

June 24, 2021
Laying the foundation for promotion of gender equality in Africa The African Charter on Human and People’s Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa and the Constitutive Act of the African Union underscore the principle of promoting gender equality on the continent as a prerequisite for achieving inclusive and sustainable development on the continent.

Africa: FAZ Salutes Top Zambian Clubs for Embracing Women’s Game

April 6, 2021
Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) technical director Lyson Zulusad he is delighted to see more FAZ Super Division clubs embracing women’s teams in their structures. Zulu was the guest of honor as 2020/2021 TOTAL CAF Confederation Cup campaigners NAPSA Stars launch of their NAPSA Queens club on March 30 in Lusaka. NAPSA became the seventh

Africa: Tunisian Women Should Restore Their Position in Africa (Radhia Jerbi)

March 16, 2021
Tunis/Tunisia — “Tunisian women should restore their position in Africa,” said President of the National Union of Tunisian Women (French: UNFT) Radhia Jerbi. At a press conference on the announcement of the organisation of the national meeting of African women enterpreneurs next May 20-21, Jerbi added that Tunisian women should play a more active role

Africa: Iwd 2021 – Afrima Advocates Better Pay for Women in the Culture Industry

March 13, 2021
In solidarity with the United Nations International Women’s Day 2021, IWD 2021, the All African Music Awards, AFRIMA, during the week joined the rest of the world to honour the strength of women,calling for accelerated gender parity and better remuneration for women in the culture industry in Africa. Themed as “Women in leadership: Achieving an

Africa: Obiri, Elsa Majimbo Scoop Forbes Women Africa Award

March 11, 2021
Renowned athlete Hellen Obiri and comedian Elsa Majimbo are among the winners announced by Forbes Women Africa for advocating positive change to economic and social tranformation. The two Kenyans and others were recognized for being Africa’s most influential women in business, sports, science, entertainment, and leadership on Tuesday, which coincided with International Women’s Day. Obiri,

Africa: Meet Seven Women Saving the Planet

March 5, 2021
Women are playing a lead role in tackling some of the planet’s biggest environmental threats, from climate change to species loss, to pollution. International Women’s Day, which falls on 8 March, provides an opportunity to reflect on women’s contributions as caretakers of people and nature, defending environmental and human rights and representing the interests of

Africa: Dismantling Barriers to Women’s Participation in Peace Processes

January 16, 2021
Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund launches new rapid financing tool Originally published by the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund The Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF) – together with UN, government and civil society partners – launched on Thursday a new financing mechanism to urgently accelerate women’s influence and participation in peace processes across the

Women Overcame the Toxic Masculinity that Defined the Trump Presidency. Then It Was Displayed Anew. – BillMoyers.com

January 11, 2021
The president’s tenure started with a massive march by women, who then channeled that activist energy into the democratic process. (PHOTO BY MARIO TAMA/GETTY IMAGES)Originally published by The 19th On Tuesday, Black women defended democracy, organizing thousands of Georgians as coronavirus and voter suppression raged anew in the state to pull off a pair of

Africa: When the World Unites to End Violence Against Women

January 3, 2021
Violence against women and girls is a global human rights challenge which must be fought to a standstill, JOY YESUFU writes. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, emerging data and reports from those on the frontlines showed that all types of violence against women and girls, particularly domestic violence, have escalated. The trend is described as

More women and more Black women than ever ran for Congress in 2020, but they still lost ground

November 5, 2020
Jahana Hayes (left) and Lauren Underwood were reelected to the House of Representatives. AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteIn 2020, Black women set a new record – 117 entered primaries for the House and 13 for the U.S. Senate, according to the Center for American Women and Politics.In total, 643 women were candidates in congressional primary and
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