“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.”
Solidarity for African Women's Rights (SOAWR) is proud to announce the launch of its new website.
The Women's Environmental and Development Organisation is spearheading a local grassroots campaign to strengthen the
The South African 50/50 by 2005 campaign was launched by GAP to achieve an equal representation of women in governmen
August has been set aside as Women's Month to celebrate and commemorate the contribution of women to the stru
In 2008, political violence erupted throughout Zimbabwe as a result of highly contested national elections.
This blog is aimed at providing Zimbabwean women, local and abroad, a ‘space' to voice their perspectives on th
Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On March 29,2009 Zimbabwe went to the polls to elect its next government until 2013.
Since Valentine's Day 2003, women belonging to the human rights organization Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) have been
A 23-year old woman was captured by government youth militia in north-eastern Zimbabwe and dragged to their camp near
IPS Podcast featuring the following reports:
The majority of Africans are not benefiting from the continent's economic recovery women and child rights activist Gr
Women's empowerment can not simply be defined in one way, and can take on many different shapes and forms.
“Creating DMZs – Everyone's Responsibility”
Hilma Nendongo went to a hospital outside the Namibian capital Windhoek to deliver her baby by caesarean section.
A seminar on Gender and Governance is taking place since Tuesday in Ndalatando city, northern Kuanza Norte province.
This year 2010 marks the celebration of 15 years of the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action; 10 years si
Almost a year ago Change.org bloggers Alex DiBranco and Mike Jones started covering the South African phenomenon of &
There is need for government to prioritise health issues concerning safe motherhood if Zimbabwe is to realise the goa
Living in Zimbabwe as a woman I feel completely disempowered to do anything about the political situation and the eff
Opinion: A few years ago, Liberia made a giant step towards women empowerment by voting for the continent's first fem
Kuito — The minister of Mass Media, Carolina Cerqueira, Wednesday in in Kuito, central Bie province, called on
At a Week long workshop held last week in Windhoek, Women's Action for Development (WAD) brought stakeholders up to d
In 1990 a few women writers formed Zimbabwe Women Writers (ZWW) to promote women's writings in the country.
The White Ribbon Campaign Namibia Foundation has released a 15-step guide on how men and boys can make a difference i
A new multi-faith initiative, Ubuntu in the Home, aims to harness the power and influence of South African religious
Fungai Machirori seems wise beyond her 28 years.
The long-awaited report on the implementation of the Sexual Offences Act, tabled in Parliament last week, has shown t
Sometimes a murder manages to shine a light on a particular problem.
Whoever captures the majority of the women's vote in any election, is guaranteed the right exercise power in a democr
Every year on 9 August we celebrate Women's Day in South Africa, a public holiday that pays homage to the women of ou
Grahamstown — Tomorrow we celebrate Women's Day by commemorating the 20 000 women of 9 August 1956.