“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.”
Brian Ngugi interviews Winnie Lichuma, chairwoman of the National Gender and Equality Commission.
By Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Week after week, the Sunday papers lead with stomach-turning stories of misspending of taxpayers' money, corruption a
BBC Africa Debate comes from Malawi this month and asks whether African women are winning the power battle.
Since South Sudan's independence on 9 July 2011, the positive role that women played in the independence struggle bar
SECURICO, the company that Zimbabwe's Divine Ndhlukula started in her cottage in the late 1990s with four employees a
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
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
After two decades of civil war and being subjected to violence and unthinkable hardships, Somali women are now expect
Female protesters continue to participate in pro-democracy demonstrations that remain deadly more than a year after P
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Women from across Zimbabwe have celebrated the launch of a strategic high-level women's coalition.
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.
The Libyan Women's Platform for Peace (LWPP) welcomes the passage of a new electoral law, which guarantees women at l
Gender Specialist at the Sierra Leone Conference on Transformation and Development (SLCDT), Madam Naasu Fofanah has s
A South Sudanese women's alliance on Wednesday said the National Constitution Review Commission (NCRC) did not fully
Libya will scrap a proposal for 10 percent of seats in a new national assembly to be set aside for women, a Western d
At first Samira Ibrahim was afraid to tell her father that Egyptian soldiers had detained her in Tahrir Square in Cai
Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of