Uganda's Gender Equality Gap 'Widest'

Updated: Wed 29 Oct, 04:40 am

According to the 2014 Global Gender Gap Index, Uganda has dropped 42 places in the rankings of 140 countries - also reporting as the least gender-equal society in East Africa. read more »

Burkina Faso Stalls On Clit Repair Hospital

Updated: Mon 10 Mar, 05:36 am

The government has reportedly changed its mind about allowing a new hospital that seeks to help women who have undergone genital cutting to operate in the country. read more »

Support for Girls' Education

Updated: Tue 14 Oct, 10:56 am

Responding to Niger's call for improvements in women's reproductive health and girls' education, the UN Secretary-General and World Bank President pledged to strongly support the initiative. read more »