“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.”
National Executive Secretariat of the ruling party's female wing, OMA, has appealed to all Angolan women to effective
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
The year 2012 has thus far proved promising for the African woman's status within public bodies following the recent
South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was elected on Sunday to become the first female head of t
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
South African Home Affairs Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, who will be vying for the position of African Union (AU)
Majdah al-Fallah flashes a broad smile and pumps the hands of shoppers in downtown Tripoli as she works potential vot
The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding
ZANU PF and the two main MDC parties have agreed controversial new plans to establish a bloated Parliament with close
At least 43 vulnerable women in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District have successfully completed a nine month training cours
I would like to situate my ideas within the geo-political context of the popular uprisings that continue to take plac
Police union 'insulted' by Jacob Zuma's political appointment of ANC member and former social worker
Now that Algeria has the largest proportion of women lawmakers in the Arab world, workmen at the national assembly bu
Windhoek - Namibia's political parties have paid a lot of lip service and demonstrated lack of commitment to mainstre
A new report has revealed disturbing facts; Rwandan women occupy few leadership positions, contrary to the common bel
Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma has appointed nine commissioners to the Commission for Gender Equality.
After Egyptian women stood shoulder to shoulder with men in the protests that toppled Hosni Mubarak, many looked forw
The head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today welcomed the increase in women's repr
After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect
“There is need to provide more information about how individuals and organisations can know more about the UN C
Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P
Female aspirants for the November 17th General Elections drawn from all four Districts of Bo, Moyamba ,Pujehun and Bo
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
This past March was designated women's month in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
They held their first summit in Kadoma last month, convened by Gender Links, the Zimbabwe Local Government Associatio
A year ago, women were front and centre in the Arab Spring uprisings – acting as advocates, smuggling ammunitio
Joyce Banda, who has made history becoming Malawi's first female president and only the second woman to lead a countr
Malian women gathered in Bamako at a rally on Saturday (April 7) after leaders of Mali's coup and neighbouring countr
The experience of the Angolan women in politics must be utilised by other countries as they have made relevant progre
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become infamous in recent years as the “rape capital of the world,&r
Most African societies have patriarchal structures whereby men dominate the social, economic, and political realms of
The Representative of the Mano River Union (MRU) in Cote d' Ivoire, Angui T.
“I commend Ghana for being among the top contributors of women police officers to United Nations peacekeeping o
The Executive Director of Ark Foundation, Mrs.
It has been close to eight months since the Republic of South Sudan became independent.
To gain field-based knowledge on how gender-based violence (GBV) should be taken into account in future peace process
The adoption of the United Nation Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 on women, peace and security by internatio
A RECENT case involving MDC-T MP Evelyn Masaiti's failed attempt to marry her Cameroonian partner yet again illustrat
Women constitute 51% of Sierra Leone's population, yet only 16 out of 112 elected parliamentarians are women.
As the public relations officer of the All Political Parties Women Association, APPWA Gertrude Karimu stated last wee
Across the Middle East, countries are witnessing parliamentary changes under newly-installed governments which have b
Representatives from more than 40 governments are meeting in London today to discuss the future of Somalia and its tr
The African Women's Decade (2010-2020) is a bold political initiative that aims to put women at the centre of develop
The 9th Choice Women First 5Km run organized by Great Ethiopian Run will be held on Sunday March 11, 2012.
As Somalia's transitional government and various stakeholders meet Wednesday to discuss the inclusion of the country'