Asia’s Sheroes Unveiled: Celebrating Trailblazing Women in the Global Power Women Yearbook – Volume 1

In a resounding tribute to women who have fearlessly defied conventions and shattered glass ceilings, the Global Power Women (GPW) Yearbook serves as a powerful testament to their tenacity, celebrating female trailblazers who have left an indelible mark on the world. Across continents – Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and Oceania – these women have emerged as beacons of change, catalysts for progress, and champions of global empowerment, with their impact echoing through the realms of politics, philanthropy, business, and innovation.

Bridges of Compassion: Her Excellency Angeline Ndayishimiye’s Impactful Journey Toward a Brighter Africa

“First ladies are the silent architects of compassion, weaving a tapestry of hope for the underprivileged. In their endeavours, they build bridges to better healthcare and education, creating pathways to a brighter Africa.”

Grace Machel
Former First Lady of Mozambique and South Africa.

In the realm of global leadership, first ladies play a pivotal but often overlooked role as architects of compassion. Grace Machel’s words echo the transformative power wielded by figures such as Her Excellency Angeline Ndayishimiye, the esteemed First Lady of Burundi. At the helm of the Bonne Action UMUGIRANEZA Foundation, she is crafting a tapestry of hope for the underprivileged, fostering better healthcare, education, and pathways to a brighter Africa through her unwavering compassion for vulnerable communities.

First Ladies on a Mission: Spotlight on Her Excellency Mellisa Santokhi-Seenacherry’s Impactful Initiatives in Suriname

“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”

Michelle Obama
Former First Lady of the United States.

The quote above aptly captures the translative impact of the First Lady’s role on socio-economic development. The First Lady position frequently puts women in traditionally male-dominated terrains, where they must skillfully and fearlessly negotiate complicated political environments. Standing next to their presidential partners, these women exhibit a distinct kind of dominance that goes beyond conventional power dynamics, significantly impacting societal advancement.

Navigating Prejudice for Equality: Women Tuk-tuk Drivers in Cambodia Defy Stereotypes

In Cambodia’s bustling tourist hubs of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, a quiet yet transformative revolution is unfolding. Brave women like Roeung Sorphy, Kim Sokleang, and Sieng Meng are boldly challenging stereotypes and defying societal expectations as they step into the male-dominated world of tuk-tuk driving in Cambodia. Their stories shine a spotlight on the ongoing struggle for gender equality, capturing the attention of both travellers and locals at a time when women’s working rights are under scrutiny by NGOs and the global community.

History in the Making as India Announces Landmark Legislation for Women in Parliament

By Tanya Maswaure

Women’s history may often feel ancient when we speak of it, but one might be surprised that it is still unfolding in front of our eyes. In a historic moment for women’s rights and political representation in India, the government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reintroduced a bill to reserve one-third of seats in the lower house of parliament and state legislative assemblies for women. This move comes after decades of anticipation and opposition from various political parties. However, as general elections loom, analysts believe the bill’s prospects have significantly improved due to reduced opposition.