Tag: Women

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Stella Onyiego1 month

2022 and the two-thirds gender rule: Will Kenya get it right this time?

On August 9, 2021, exactly one year to the 2022 General Elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) released ...

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Gemnet Staffwriter2 months

Cows help women fight COVID-19 setbacks

By Michelle Dibo When she received a cow under the One Cow Initiative, Linet Wangila, from Eshisiru Centre in Lurambi ...

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Kwamboka Oyaro4 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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Outsourced Gemnet4 years

The uncertain future of Nigeria’s female prisoner

Women in a Lagos prison await trial with no healthcare or hope. The criminal justice system is slow and prison ...

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Outsourced Gemnet4 years

Access Africa

How have mobile phones transformed young lives in Africa? Today in Africa most young people in urban areas have mobile ...

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Outsourced Gemnet4 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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Outsourced Gemnet4 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 Gemnet4 years

Fight Like A Girl

Two kickass initiatives in South Africa to curb the cycle of violence and rape – Debi Stevens’ Action Breaks Silence ...

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Outsourced Gemnet4 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 ...