“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.”
The Moremi Initiative has launched the 2014 MILEAD Fellows Leadership Institute to train young women to develop their
The women of South Sudan played an instrumental role in the country's liberation struggle and will continue to make s
The minister of social development in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state, Paska Hifita, has called on women across
At an early age, Faduma began to learn an art that has been passed down her family from generation to generation.
The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) Ambassador Mahamat Saleh Annadif
With Somalia's UN-backed government consolidating its hold over the capital, Mogadishu, and other areas from al-Qaeda
Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect
Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of
It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.
A South Sudanese women's alliance on Wednesday said the National Constitution Review Commission (NCRC) did not fully
Sarah Ajith James arrived in Washington last Sunday night, just five months after her country -- South Sudan -- seced
Two women Members of Parliament from the Central African Republic (CAR), yesterday met with members of National Women
A report published in conjunction with a human rights conference to be held in Gambia from 24 October to 7 November p
A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.
On July 22, 2011 the newly appointed Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali, a Harvard-trained professor of econo
In a speech at Ahfad University for Women in Omdurman, Sudan, on April 9, USAID Deputy Administrator Donald Steinberg
How will the outcome of the South Sudan referendum affect the prospects for women's participation and activism in the
THERE has been a lot of public outcry over corruption in Uganda and Africa as a continent.
On January 9, a new country may be added to the world map as southern Sudanese vote on independence from their northe
At the Dr.
Rumbek — The Lakes state Advisor for Gender and Human Right Affairs in the government of Ms.
The Southern Sudan Human Rights Commission on Friday staged a march on the streets of Juba mobilizing women to go and
November 17, 2010 (RUMBEK) – Voter registration centers in Rumbek, the capital of Lakes state, have recorded a
The present research conducted with communities in Afghanistan, Uganda and Nepal offers many examples of both innovat
Juba - Kajo-Keji MP Mary Kiden has urged Southern Sudanese women not to underrate the upcoming referendum because &ld
In politics, as they say, there are no permanent foes or friends but only interests.
The Women's Movement spearheaded by the Forum for Women in Democracy (FOWODE) recently launched the Uganda Women's Ag
Dar Es Salaam — Women have continued to lag behind in elective posts as shown by the General Election results a
Ekhlas Garang one of the thousands of Sudanese women who believe in national unity. Reports Zuleikha Abdel Raziq
Southern Sudanese women drew referendum plans to ensure their effective participation in 2011 vote on self-determinat
Parliament – Juba Female members of Southern Sudan Legislative Assembly are up in arms against an alleged women
Juba, Sudan – Developing the ability of women legislators to govern more effectively, especially with regards t
Structural change is expected within the ruling Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) top leade
The United Nations is seeking to empower women candidates ahead of Tanzania's general elections in October, including
THE African Union has declared 2010 the Year of Peace and Security in Africa and will soon launch the African Decade
Grace Lagulu was only 15 years old when she was abducted by the Lords Resistance Army, LRA, in 1987.
On May 3, the Electoral Commission (EC) embarked on a one-month nationwide voter registration exercise hoping to regi
A leading member of the women's group of the Rumbek State legislature in southern Sudan says there was a large turnou
Sudan's first multiparty elections in 24 years, which wrapped up earlier this week, fell short of international stand
The police yesterday arrested 33 women of the Inter Party Cooperation (IPC) as it foiled a planned demonstration at t
January marks the fifth anniversary of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) which ended a bitter north-south ci
As the general elections scheduled for April 2010 draw nearer in Africa's largest country ravaged by a long drawn
The atmosphere is heavily charged with political tensions, alliances are already in the offing, expectations are h
This manual was translated and adapted to Somali language and culture during the Good Governance and Leadership Train
The 30 or so Somali women and girls gathered near the Holl-Holl camp community garden, where visitors routinely leave
Starting from May 2002, village level elections were held around Eritrea.