Category: GOVERNANCE

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Outsourced Gemnet4 months

Women in politics: Miles to go before parity is achieved

By Zipporah Musau In the fight for gender equality, women around the world have advanced in small and large ways. ...

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Kwamboka Oyaro2 years

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung ...

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Gemnet Staffwriter2 years

Kenya’s human rights defender feted for her work

Njeri Kabeberi is a renowned human rights activist with countless international awards to her name, but has had little or ...

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ELLY WAMARI2 years

Guess who’s engaging the reverse gear on Africa

Africa has diametrically opposing stories. One is about a continent displaying all signs of massive economic take-off. The other is ...

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Muslim women in Tunisia can now marry whoever they want—including non-Muslims

Tunisia has lifted a 44-year ban preventing Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. Tunisia’s president Beji Caid Essebsi has led a ...

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Kwamboka Oyaro2 years

More women in politics

Still a man’s business despite notable successes

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Rwanda: Women Make Up More Than Half of Kagame’s New Cabinet

11 of 20 posts in President Paul Kagame's new administration have been taken by women. Kagame has cautioned the ministers against any form of mediocrity, saying they must give their best.

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

19 Women Killed – Ugandan Ministers Asked to Offer Solutions

Unnerved by the rising murder rates of women in Wakiso district, Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has summoned the ministers of ...

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Zimbabwe’s Grannies Turn to Sex Work

The country's plummeting economic fortunes have forced many women and girls to resort to sex work for survival. The Standard's Xolisani Ncube writes.

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Outsourced Gemnet2 years

Morocco: Sexual Assault Video of Woman On Casablanca Bus Sparks Outrage, Arrests

London — A video of a young woman being sexually assaulted by a gang of teenage boys on a bus ...