At the ongoing Climate change conference, COP27, the United States announced its support for USAID Egyptian Pioneers. This new program will provide scholarships and training to Egyptian students, emphasising sectors that can advance Egypt’s climate goals.
The Ecobank Foundation and UN Women’s Regional Office for West and Central Africa have signed a partnership agreement to strengthen their respective agendas for promoting women’s empowerment in Africa.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Women, Sima Bahous, has told world leaders that the 1.5-degree Celsius goal or any other goal cannot be met without gender equality and the total contribution of women and girls.
The FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar is set to introduce several significant changes, and one of the most important among them is the inclusion of three female referees who will debut at a men’s World Cup.
The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Madina Lewis Children’s Foundation (MLCF), Juliett E.B Bright, has stressed that it is paramount to educate a girl child as it leads to every perspective of education that strives at improving the skill and experience of girls.
An association of Metis or biracial people, the Association des Métis au Rwanda (AMERWA), in partnership with the Bank of Kigali, has supported the saving and developing groups of women whose children were abandoned by their foreign fathers.
Among the twenty young Africans whose enterprises offer innovative solutions that have fostered climate change adaptation and resilience, Rwandan Yvette Ishimwe has also received $100,000 awards for winning the 2022-2023 African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge (#YouthAdapt Challenge).