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 World Health Organization (WHO) has advised that premature babies should be given skin-to-skin contact immediately after birth to improve their survival and health outcomes.
A lawyer, Natasa Pirc Musar, has won the second round of Slovenia’s presidential election and will become its first female head of state, a preliminary result has confirmed.
Democrat Kathy Hochul has defeated Republican congressman Lee Zeldin, an ally of Donald Trump who ran a campaign focused on fear of violent crime, to become the first woman elected New York governor.
The midterm election results have shown that at least seven Somali-American women have won races in the US.
A Nigerian-born Amanda Azubuike, a senior officer in the United States Army, has been promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.
Citing a genealogy test she took, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has said that she is 43% Nigerian, according to Daily Mail reports.
The 41-year-old mother of two disclosed this in the latest episode of her podcast, Archetypes, while discussing with comedians Issa Rae and Ziwe Fumudoh on her new podcast instalment, titled ‘Upending The Angry Black Women Myth’.