Period poverty forces women to skip tampons for longer and risk health

Receive your free Morning Headlines email with news from our reporters around the world Sign up for our FREE Morning Headlines email Period poverty is putting women’s health at serious risk as financial struggles force them to skip tampons for longer than advised. Shocking new research by leading NGO ActionAid found four out of ten … Read more

CISLAC condemns marginalization of women in defense

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The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center has criticized the exclusion of women in the defense and security sector and called upon stakeholders to work towards increasing transparency and accountability in the sector. CISLAC/Transparency International (TI-NIGERIA) in Nigeria released a communique after a one-day workshop in Nasarawa State on the theme: “Improving the Nigerian Defense and … Read more

Katherine Legge carries expectations for women in Indianapolis 500

Sign up to our Evening Headlines email for your daily guide to the latest news Sign up for our free US Evening Headlines email Katherine Legge recalls returning to the Indianapolis 500 for the second time a decade ago, and experiencing an unmistakable sense of satisfaction walking through Gasoline Alley and knowing she wasn’t alone. … Read more

CBN conducts eNaira sensitization campaign for UNILAG women

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has launched eNaira sensitization campaign for women at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) during the institution’s recent Law Ladies Day event. The post CBN launches eNaira sensitization campaign for UNILAG women appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

He butchered women and babies for decades. Anti-abortionists weaponised his horrors

Sign up to our Evening Headlines email for your daily guide to the latest news Sign up to our free US Evening Headlines email Robyn Reid was just 15 years old when a doctor fought her down onto a table, ripped off her clothes, tied her arms and legs with restraints and forced her to … Read more

Jill Biden to promote women, youth on Middle East, North Africa, Europe trip

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis delivered to your inbox Receive our free Inside Washington email During an upcoming trip to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, Jill Biden will promote empowerment for women and youth and attend a royal wedding in Jordan. The first lady … Read more

Women decision-makers can improve conservation and agriculture, study shows

A new study shows that conservation and agricultural production can improve when women farmers widely participate in group decisions about sustainable practices. The report, published in February in Communications Earth & Environment, highlights that agricultural production and conservation outcomes improved among a study group when gender diversity was increased. The findings complement a growing body of … Read more

Bridging the digital divide: Afrix and Tech Herfrika empower Nigerian women farmers and traders for economic growth

Afriex and Tech Herfrica are making a transformative leap to empower Nigerian women in agriculture. With the agriculture industry contributing a significant 24% to Nigeria’s GDP, addressing the digital exclusion faced by women in rural communities is critical. Through their collaborative initiative, EquipHair Project 1000, AfriX and Tech Herfrika aim to equip these women with … Read more

PRNigeria Women Win PR Awards in Zambia

Women employees of Image Merchants Promotion Limited (IMPR), Publisher PRNigeria and Economic Confidential, has received the Double SABER African Public Relations Award 2023 in Lusaka, Zambia. The award, which recognizes Superior Achievement in Branding Reputation and Engagement (SABRE) and hosted by Provoke Media, was held on the sidelines of the African Public Relations Association’s (APRA) … Read more