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Cameroonian Singer Charlotte Dipanda Releases Album on Her Life’s Journey to Empower Women!

By Aditi Maheswshwari

Afropop singer from Cameroon, Charlotte Dipanda has released her second album. The album dubbed ”CD” was released in February 2021, is a work on her life’s story as a young woman. Dipanda’s shift into this new musical art form is something she sees as challenging. ”CD” which are the initials of her name has ten tracks. They include, ‘Quand tu n’es pas la’, meaning ‘’ When you are not there’’, ‘‘L’ombre d’une autre’’, translated as ‘’The shadow of another’’. The musical work also features artist Singuila with ‘Cœur en cage’ meaning ‘’Caged heart’’.


DATE: 20th August 2021. WHERE: Blended (Accra – Ghana + Virtual). TIME: 12:00PM – 3:00PM CAT. THEME: Pathways to Building Back Better for Women in Africa. EVENT’S BRIEF Women, over the years, have unarguably demonstrated a strong determination to achieve career successes by their ability to adjust to male-dominated culture and business processes in their various fields. In recent years, the empowerment of women, increasing women’s participation in all aspects of political, social and economic life, has been one of the major goals of participatory movements, as well as women’s organizations throughout the world. These evidently enabled more women in leadership positions across the continent to continue to push the boundaries by utilizing their strengths and leadership qualities in skill, knowledge, experience and passion. However, across many African countries, research shows that women’s advancement in the society is yet encumbered by legal, social and structural barriers. From national governments, state…


DATE: 9th – 13th August 2021 WHERE: Blended (Accra – Ghana + Virtual) THEME: Developing and Enabling Women as a High End Resource for Problem-Solving EVENT’S BRIEF The Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), in partnership with the African Leadership UK Limited is thrilled to invite you to the 5-day Women Leadership Development Forum, which is scheduled to hold both physically (in Accra – Ghana) and virtually (Via Zoom) from 9th – 13th August 2021, with the theme: Developing and Enabling Women as a High End Resource for Problem-Solving Are you responsible for advancing the women in your organization and looking for a genuine way to elevate all aspiring women in the pipeline – who have the desire, potential and commitment to emerge as leaders as well as increase your female skill sets? Then, CELD’s Women Leadership Development Forum 2021 is the perfect educational and training platform for organizations…

UAE Reaffirms Commitment to Achieving Gender Equality

The United Arab Emirates reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to achieving gender equality and advancing the role of women at the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. Hessa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, delivered the statement on behalf of the UAE at the general discussion via a recorded message, noting that the UAE’s efforts include the campaign to eliminate all forms of violence against women and the protection of women’s rights. She underlined the prominent role played by women in the UAE’s leadership ranks and at the frontline of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the Minister of Community Development, I recruited more than 600,000 volunteers. About 53 percent of them are women to help address the pandemic,” she said. Minister Buhumaid highlighted recent legislative amendments made as part of national efforts to eliminate violence against women and protect their rights. She referred to the…