The litigation funder said that Burford Capital LTD is pledging to double a previous financial commitment to legal industry diversity by investing $100 million in matters where women and minorities have key roles.
By Aditi Maheshwari
Blue Java Banana is unique in taste and look, a native of southeast Asia and flavoured with an ice cream-like consistency of vanilla; it gets its nickname as the ‘Ice Cream banana’ in Hawaii. Because of its unique vanilla custard flavour, it’s known in Fiji as the ‘Hawaiian banana’, nicknamed as ‘Krie’ in the Philippines and ‘Cenizo’ in Central America. They are silvery-blue in colour when unripe and turns pale yellow when ripe, with creamy white flesh. They are not as popular as Cavendish bananas which we usually eat. They are a hybrid of two species of Southeast Asia Banana— Musa balbisiana and Musa acuminata.
Graca Machel has noted that violence is the breast milk we are feeding our children, thus calling for a change in our mindsets, behaviours, and value system. She made this call in an impassioned speech at the recent Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture.
Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center have developed and evaluated a risk prediction model for breast cancer in U.S. Black women. Epidemiologic studies of breast cancer have hampered efforts to derive and test models for use in Black women. The findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Lands in communities around the world are mostly owned by men with women having little access and right to ownership of land for farming. Thus, the FAO is calling for measures to make it easier for women and girls to have equal tenure rights and have access to lands, fisheries, and forests.
In a bid to tackle inequality in key sectors of the economy, President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, launch the Women Economic Assembly (WECONA) which will put major sectors under the spotlight to evaluate the level of participation of women-owned businesses.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the economic empowerment of women will bring the country closer to its Constitutional aspiration of meaningful equality between men and women. The President stated this in his weekly newsletter.