“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
How best can international development agencies and indigenous NGOs support the efforts of women in the countries whe
Juba — South Sudan president, Salva Kiir unexpectedly reversed an earlier order, appointing five ministers and
A dozen women were seated in the courtyard underneath a traditional African roof.
The speech of 16-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai at the United Nations this month has served as an inspi
The Somali Ministry of Development and Social Affairs is drafting a bill that outlines a new gender policy for the co
Women representation in the management of political parties in Kenya is still low regardless of the threshold spelt o
North Darfur has announced its total commitment to empowering rural women through microfinance programmes as an ideal
Women must play a greater role in South Sudan's political life, from drawing up the country's constitution to transla
PRESIDENT-elect Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto want to have at least one woman from each of Kenya's eight
With the focus of local and international media on Kenya's ability to maintain peace and stability, improvements in w
Some 16 women have been elected as Members of the National Assembly in this year's General Election.
Kenyan women failed to win more elective positions in the just concluded general elections, with no woman candidate w
The first assembly of Ethiopian Women's Federation was held in Adama, in Oromia Regional State at the weekend.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Demeke Mekonnen said women have significantly contributed in the effo
The Kenyan constitution of 2010 requires that a women's representative be elected in each of Kenya's 47 counties duri
A women's parliamentary caucus in South Sudan's border state of Warrap has called for enactment of laws which upholds
When Sudanese President Omar Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed a series of agreements on Septembe
A series of workshops on women's participation in the Darfur Peace Process were organized throughout Darfur by the Af
With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda
Concerned over the stand-off in the implementation of the different political and socio- economic agreements that wer
The appointment of Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Somalia was a b
She was thrust into politics by default at the age of 20, and is said to be the world's youngest legislators in a cou