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Gender & Inclusivity

Nigeria: Canon Central and North Africa launch Women Who Empower campaign with Women in Careers

This initiative strives to empower women in the print and imaging sectors, steadfast in its commitment to Canon’s corporate philosophy Kyosei and fostering gender equality...

Tanzania: Women with disabilities lead the way towards greater local government representation

In the Arusha region of Northeast Tanzania, a group of women with disabilities is spearheading efforts to ensure their voices are heard in local...

Laila Bastati: The importance of diversity in shaping Africa’s future

As we observe International Women's Month with the theme of 'Inspire Inclusion,' it is essential to contemplate the importance of diversity within organizations and...

Guinea Bissau: Travelling theatre sparks conversations and changes minds about gender-based violence

“The piece on forced marriage touched my soul because I am a victim of this harmful practice,” said Domingas in Quinhamel, in the western...

Tanzania: How a youth activist is rallying for gender equality in her community

“If only we had a community free from gender-based violence, teenage pregnancy, child marriage, and female genital mutilation, then all girls would be able...

Mozambique: Pregnant students, adolescent mothers leave school

Pregnant or parenting adolescent girls and women drop out of school in Mozambique because they don’t get adequate support from schools; Girls who become parents...

Ethiopia: Raising voices of survivors to create a generation free from free genital mutilation

When she was fourteen, Zekia discovered that her parents were secretly preparing for her older sister to undergo female genital mutilation. “My brother heard about...

United Nations Population Fund sparks change in female genital mutilation hotspots across East Africa

''Is female genital mutilation religious?'' Under a tree in the quiet village of Dalocha Woreda in the Central Ethiopia region, Nuritu Sirbar, the Head...

South Sudan: Women in uniform pledge to reduce violence during an UNMISS-facilitated training in Bentiu

When civil war erupted in South Sudan, women and girls continued to risk their lives to support their families amidst fighting and the threat...

Rwanda: Fight against social norms that discriminate people living with disabilities

Ndagijimana Felix is one of the men engaged pioneers who benefited from the UN Women and UNABU (Rwandan Organization of Women with Disabilities) training on...

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World Rum Day – A celebration of rich heritage and diverse flavours of rum

Every 2nd Saturday of the month of July, Rum enthusiasts across the world come together to celebrate the diversity, unique flavors, craftmanship and the...

Nigeria’s Ekperikpe Ekpo to deliver keynote adress at African Energy Week 2024

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ekperikpe Ekpo will deliver a keynote address at the African Energy Week (AEW): Invest in African Energy...

African Petroleum Producers Organization executive retreat explores Africa’s oil & gas future in the age of energy transition

African intergovernmental organization the African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) held an executive retreat to discuss the future of the African oil and gas sector...

Minister Mantashe to highlight South Africa’s plans for oil and gas development at African Energy Week

South Africa released its draft Gas Master Plan (GMP), a policy instrument that aims to establish a secure supply of gas by diversifying options...

Lesotho: Improving access to quality healthcare services

13th June 2024, marked a significant milestone in Lesotho’s healthcare history as Maseru District Hospital and Eye Clinic, a specialized hospital equipped with advanced...
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