Africa and Development

Posted by in News on September 25, 2019

Nigeria Must Mind The Wide Gap

All over the world, gender inequality has been analyzed as one of the major causes of poverty for women. In…

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Posted by in News on September 4, 2019

Call for Proposals: SVRI and World Bank Group Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in the Prevention and Response of Gender Based Violence 2020.

The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group (WBG) are seeking applications for innovative research and interventions…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 7, 2016

Africa: Zero Tolerance for Gender Inequality and Gender-Based Violence

Africa: The 2016 Africa Human Development Report: Accelerating Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Africa is especially timely now during…

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Posted by in News on May 4, 2016

As Internet Access Expands in Africa, so does Cyber Harassment

Africa: As internet access increases across Africa, it is giving our citizens new development opportunities and freedom of expression. But there’s a dark…

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Posted by in Gender Equity on July 1, 2015

Rwanda: Women’s Contribution to National Development

Rwanda: Deputy Chief Justice Sylvie Zainabu Kayitesi has commended women’s contribution to national development. She noted that Rwandan women are…

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Posted by in News on November 3, 2014

Why Africa’s economies continue to grapple with ‘statistical tragedy’

Economic data in Africa has been under sharp focus for its inaccuracies. Without a statistical revolution, economists argue, Africa’s renaissance…

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Posted by in News on October 9, 2014

Nigeria: Women Entrepreneurs – Knowing the Terrain and Overcoming Challenges

TODAY, women have become central in discussions that have to do with development. Efforts are being made therefore, in and…

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