Man Seeks Divorce Over Wife's Failure to Cook
A man has petitioned court seeking to terminate a six-year-old marriage after accusing his wife of cruelty and failing or refusing to cook for him. Read more »
'Treatment of Women in Cairo Worsened Since 2011 Uprising'
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Women in Cairo face daily harassment while a weakened economy and high unemployment since the uprising have eroded economic opportunities Read more »
Queer Women and Sexual Health - Are You Wrapped Up Sis?
This is Africa
The sexual health of queer women is difficult to discuss when there is such minimal information to share and even fewer protection options but the topic is even more important. Read more »
Cairo Named Most Dangerous Megacity for Women
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Delhi, Sao Paulo worst for sexual harassment and violence Read more »
'Let the Girl Child Work in Ending Discrimination Against Women'
In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, 15 adolescent girls sat around a table at the offices of Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL) to brainstorm on… Read more »
Gender-Based Violence 'On the Decline'
The rate of gender-based violence has decreased compared to a few years ago, it has been said. Read more »
Women Are Pivotal to Addressing Hunger, Malnutrition and Poverty
The 16th of October marks World Food Day, a reminder to the international community of the criticality of treating food security as a 21st Century priority if sustainable… Read more »
Women Want Change in Election Date
The Liberian women under the banner, Women's Situation Room have released a statement on the just ended presidential and representative elections calling for a change in the date… Read more »
'Most Sex Workers Are Mothers'
Most sex workers in SA are mothers using the money from their work to provide for their families, yet the law makes them into criminals, Ishtar Lakhani of Sonke Gender Justice told… Read more »
Women Climax Fast and Prayer for Peaceful Elections
Prior to the holding of the October 10 elections, women of all ages gathered from dawn to sunset on a roadside close to the party headquarters in Monrovia of several presidential… Read more »
Former President Machel's Daughter to Assist Victims of Violence
Josina Machel, the daughter of Mozambique's first President, Samora Machel, on Monday launched in Maputo the Kuhluka Association, a movement that seeks to provide support for women… Read more »
Quest for Women Land Ownership
Times of Zambia
Land empowerment to women is cardinal in the acceleration of development at community and national level. Read more »
'Family Planning Clinics Can Help Screen for Cervical Cancer'
AS cases of cervical cancer increase, screening services with existing family planning clinics can increase access to the services and treatment. Read more »
30 Women Election Observers Seek Peaceful End to Process
A women organization under the banner, Women's Situation Room (WSR), which deployed 30 personnel to observe the conduct of last Tuesday's electoral process in Nimba County has… Read more »
Gambia Female U-17 Hammer Sierra Leone
The Gambia national women U-17 team on Saturday 14 October 2017 thrashed their Sierra Leonean counterparts to 3-nil in the first leg preliminary round qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA… Read more »