Empowering Women

Posted by in Announcements, News on February 26, 2016

Call for Applications – Sister to Sister

Call for Applications: The GBV Prevention Network is calling for members interested in enriching their violence against women prevention skills to…

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Posted by in News on September 30, 2015

Global Goals Cannot Be Achieved Without Ensuring Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

Africa: As world leaders continued their Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals, UN Women and China co-hosted a landmark event…

Posted by in News on September 25, 2015

Aspen New Voices Fellowship Announces Call for 2016 Nominations

Washington: The Aspen Institute seeks nominations for one-year non-resident media skills and coaching program for next generation of global development…

Posted by in News on September 21, 2015

“A Commitment to Action”: Women and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

SDGs: The issue: She walks for hours to fetch water and toils in drought-prone fields to feed her family… She…

Posted by in News on July 30, 2015

African Women’s Day 2015

As part of our African Women’s Decade 2010-2020 Campaign, Make Every Woman Count is pleased to present our African Women’s…

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…

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 4, 2015

Africa: 25th African Union Summit to be held in South Africa

South Africa: The 25th Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) will be held  from…

Posted by in News on May 22, 2015

Somalia; Fadumo Dayib Reveals Her Candidacy for Somalia’s 2016 Elections

Somalia: When Fadumo Dayib announced her bid to run for President of Somalia on national TV last year, people thought she…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on May 6, 2015

Why We Need More African Women in Parliaments

An African woman has been married for 13 years and for every day of those 13 years she worked hard…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on April 24, 2015

Campaign launches to elect first female U.N. Secretary-General

Global: Since its founding 70 years ago, the United Nations has been led by men, a tradition that some women’s…

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