AS Tanzania prepares to mark the 60th anniversary of independence this year, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has tasked Chama Cha Mapinduzi Women’s Wing (UWT) to assess the country’s success in liberating women economically, politically, and intellectually.
New Zealand’s first indigenous Maori woman to be appointed governor-general, Dame Cindy Kiro, was officially sworn in on Thursday in Wellington to take on a largely ceremonial role, pledging to reach out to migrants and marginalized citizens.
“On my own, I will just create, and if it works, it works, and if it doesn’t, I’ll create something else. I don’t have any limitations on what I think I could do or be”. – Oprah Winfrey American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist.
Graca Machel has noted that violence is the breast milk we are feeding our children, thus calling for a change in our mindsets, behaviours, and value system. She made this call in an impassioned speech at the recent Desmond Tutu International Peace Lecture.
Researchers from Boston University’s Slone Epidemiology Center have developed and evaluated a risk prediction model for breast cancer in U.S. Black women. Epidemiologic studies of breast cancer have hampered efforts to derive and test models for use in Black women. The findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the economic empowerment of women will bring the country closer to its Constitutional aspiration of meaningful equality between men and women. The President stated this in his weekly newsletter.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan as she left school in 2012, pleaded with the world not to compromise on the protection of Afghan women’s rights following the Taliban takeover.