Kenya has covered impressive ground in its advance to close its gender gaps within its territory despite the advent of Covid-19 and its economic effect setting back global progress to attaining gender parity by three decades, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 by World Economic Forum (WEF) which ranks the country as 95th, with a 0.692 score, an improvement from the previous ranking of position 109 with a 0.671 score.
Nigeria and Barcelona star Asisat Oshoala has made history by becoming the first African to win the European Women’s Champions League.
Prime Minister Mario Draghi announced his choice of Elisabetta Belloni as head of the Department of Information Security (DIS) on Wednesday.
Future Females’ Ambassador and Akoma Trading Co-Founder, Beatrice Schultz believes that one way to empower women and achieve the fifth SDG is to advocate trade openness, which involves tariff liberalization and efficient operation at border posts.
Dr Natalia Kanem, the Executive Director of, UN Population Fund (UNFPA), has stressed the need for increased investment in midwives to save more lives.
The sexual and reproductive health and rights movement, Katswe Sistahood, has entered into a partnership with seven churches and a group of community leaders in Harare, Zimbabwe, via the SASA Faith program to advance the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in the region.
There is a need for more female journalists in decision-making positions and protection of women in the trade from sexual and any other violence that may impede their career growth, officials have said.