You might feel uncomfortable talking to your coworkers about how much you make compared to your peers since it has historically been a taboo subject. To achieve female pay equity, however, normalizing pay transparency is a crucial first step.
By Aditi Maheshwari
The 24-years-old Salma Azzaoui created the American Football Dragons to promote the sport in Morocco. American football is not as popular as other sports in the country like soccer and basketball.
The United Nations in Somalia recently partnered with Ifrah Foundation, a leading Somali non-governmental organization, to step up the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM) in two of the Horn of Africa country’s Federal Member States.
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has reaffirmed its commitment to reproductive health, women’s rights, and a secure environment for adolescent girls in Nigeria.
Malawi’S First Lady Monica Chakwera has expressed the need to empower women with proper skills for them to contribute to the social and economic growth of their families and that of the nation.
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law’s Center for International Human Rights has selected all women judges in Afghanistan as recipients of its annual Global Jurist of the Year Award.
In a bid to help improve the standard of living of women and girls, especially those in rural areas across Lagos, Nigeria, Karis and Eloes Hand of Hope Foundation has committed to empowering 5,000 women. The project is intended to reduce the harsh economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while also decreasing the migration of rural women to urban areas, by empowering them with business and life skills that will elevate them from extreme poverty and encourage their migration back to their local communities.