In the fight against gender-based violence and support for its victims, the Association Djazairouna has launched Algeria’s first mobile app to document and monitor the incidents of violence against women due to the lack of official statistics and figures on the happenings of violence against women.
To fulfil their corporate social responsibility as required of every organisation, the Authority National Petroleum Authority (NPA) Ladies Association has donated food items and undisclosed money to inmates of Village of Hope.
Following an impressive launch by the country’s federation, the Cameroon women’s first Division, dubbed the Guinness Super League, has kicked off for the 2022/23 football season.
The Technical team of Sierra Leone’s senior women’s team, 2023, nominated an FC Kallon midfielder, Sarah Bangura as the new captain of Sierra Queens. Bangura’s pronouncement was made as the team continued preparing for the second edition of the Africa Football Union (WAFU) Zone ‘A’ Women’s Tournament. According to the team’s media officer, Esther Marie Samura, Bangura will be assisted by the Mogbewmo Queens midfielder, Jeneba Koroma. Samura said: “The team has intensified its training session as they brace up for this month’s showpiece in Cape Verde. “On Sunday, the Queen’s head coach, Ernest Hallowell selected his final squad of 26 players.” Meanwhile, the Sierra Leone delegation will depart Freetown on Wednesday, 18th January 2023. Sierra Queens WAFU Zone ‘A’ Squad: GOALKEEPERS Cecilia Bangura (Mena Queens) Isha Kamara (FC Kallon) Hannah Juana (Mogbewma Queens) DEFENDERS Alice Koroma (FC Kallon) Marie Kamara (Ram Kamara FC) Mabel Bongay (Mogbewma Queens) Aminata Bello…
Experts and campaigners for gender equality in Nigeria have outlined strategies for reducing online abuse of women in politics. Data gathered in 2016 by the Inter-Parliamentary Union from 55 female lawmakers in 39 countries showed that 81.8% of the respondents had experienced psychological abuse, which included death threats, rape, beatings, or kidnapping. Social media is the most common platform where psychological violence against women in politics is perpetrated, according to the data.
The top five female athletes in Nigeria have qualified to compete at the 19th edition of the World Athletics Championships next year in August in Budapest, Hungary.
Citi Kenya and the regional non-profit organization Clean Start Solutions have announced the launch of a partnership through a USD 25,000 grant from Citi in support of Formerly Imprisoned Women (FIW) and girls who face various challenges upon their release from prison.