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Libya: Empowering Libyan Women to Make a Living and Put Food On the Table

“I was in a bad situation when I heard about the Tamkeen project. I had been trying to think of ways to help my husband financially,” said Hana* who participated in a professional cooking course to start her…

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Cameroon: ‘Women Have Committed to Work in Synergy’

Rosaline A Obah, Executive Director for the Centre for Strategic Communication, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development (CESCOMPSUD). What assessment do you make of the first national convention on peace? Women have taken a firm commitment to work in synergy…

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Nigeria: Borderless Trade Network to Empower Female MSMEs

As part of efforts to deepen access to funding of female-owned Micro, Small, Medium scale Enterprises (MSMEs), Borderless Trade Network has expressed its preparedness to support ad provide female entrepreneurs the access to funding, as well as technical…

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Mozambique Making Progress in Women’s Empowerment

Maputo — The Mozambican Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare, Nyeleti Mondlane, on Saturday declared that the country is continuing to make progress in promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. In a message…

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Africa: Hunger, Mothers and Infants – Whose Job Is It to Protect Breastfeeding?

To mark World Breastfeeding Week we pay homage to the people who step up daily to help vulnerable mothers and babies Breastfeeding is inextricably linked to the image of mother and child and the beginning of our history.…

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South Africa: Covid-19 – Jabs for Most Pregnant Women More Than a Month Away

Most pregnant women in South Africa will have to wait at least another month for a potentially life-saving COVID-19 jab. That is because in terms of the country’s vaccination rollout protocols and progress, unless a pregnant woman is…

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Namibia: Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi Withdrawal from the Tokyo Olympics 400m

Following the withdrawal of Namibian athletes, Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi from the Tokyo Olympics 400m event, the international equality-in-sport charity, equitysport have made a statement. equitysport remains deeply concerned by the continuing and pervasive inequalities that disproportionately…

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Kenya: JHR’s Mustapha Dumbuya Reflects on Challenges Facing Women as Africa Marks Their Day

Nairobi — The Team Lead at Journalists for Human Rights (JHR-Kenya), Mustapha Dumbuya has underscored harmful cultural practices and beliefs as part of the challenges facing the African Woman and slowing her full potential in society. Other challenges…

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Namibia: At Home With Pastor Michael Curtis Amey – Shy and Artsy Pastor Mike

Apart from being an open book and playing the trombone, Pastor Michael Curtis Amey is a pretty good cook and a shy pastor. Sometimes referred to as ‘PM’ (Pastor Mike) or ‘Bishop’ by some, his mother calls him…

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Liberia: Pro-Women, Children Rights Advocacy Groups Call for Budgetary Allocation to Combat Rape

Monrovia — A group of women and children rights advocates have called on the Legislature to allocate funding in the 2021 Special budget to effectively combat rape and protect survivors of the menace. On September 11, 2020, President…

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