April 17

April 16

  • Eritrean Seeking Safe-Passage to Sudan Was Led Into a Nightmare [press release]


    After 20 members of her religious congregation were imprisoned in Eritrea, Semret knew she had to flee to the safety of Sudan. The 25-year-old woman left on foot with a smuggler... Read more »

  • Considering the Plight of Girls [editorial]


    THE ANGIE BROOKS International Centre (ABIC) for Women's Empowerment, Leadership, Development, International Peace and Security will today begin celebrating its 5th anniversary... Read more »

  • Govt Addresses Gender Imbalance [press release]

    Government of Botswana

    Botswana has effectively addressed gender inequality with positive results across both the public and private sectors, UNFPA country representative, Ms Aisha Camara-Drammeh has... Read more »

  • Lamu Debates Motion to Ban the Miniskirt

    The Star

    A motion barring women from wearing miniskirts has finally been presented at the Lamu county assembly. The motion was presented by nominated MCA Amina Kale. She said the county... Read more »

  • Women Encouraged to Take Stem Careers


    Women leaders in ICT held a discussion to come up with ways to encourage young girls to engage in the Science Technology Entreprneur and Mathematics (STEM) careers. Read more »

  • Chief Arrested for Being Involved in FGM

    The Star

    A chief in Narok has been arrested for allegedly being involved in the secret circumcision of four teenage girls. Read more »

  • ABIC to Unveil Rural Women Center in Suakoko


    The Angie Brooks International Center (ABIC) says it will shortly dedicate the Chief Suakoko Center in Bong County. Read more »

  • Mothers Told to Space Children

    The Star

    MEDICAL officers in Busia county have faulted politicians who encourage mothers to give birth to many children. Speaking during the official opening of the Sh16 million Lukolis... Read more »

  • Spanish Women Delegation Expelled By Moroccan Occupying Authorities


    Moroccan occupying authorities expelled Tuesday a Spanish women delegation from the airport of the occupied city of El Aaiun, capital of Western Sahara. Read more »

  • Govt Urged to Boost 50/50 Campaign

    Gender Links

    Gender Links Chief Executive Officer, Colleen Lowe-Morna has urged the people in Lesotho to concentrate on strengthening the post 2015 agenda with a focus on the 50/50 campaigns. Read more »

  • Media Imperative in Setting the Gender Equality Agenda

    Gender Links

    "The media must be greatly engaged and involved in promotion of gender equality," said Mulupe Majara, Informative Newspaper journalist, who was the first winner in the media... Read more »

  • The Girl Child Can

    Gender Links

    GG Phaladi is a youth leader and activist in Botswana who was presenting her work on gender and leadership at the SADC Gender Protocol@Work Summit that took place between 14 and 16... Read more »

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