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Hage Geingob

Namibia makes strides in women empowerment

Namibian President Hage Geingob on Wednesday told a gathering of Pan African Women's Organization assembling in Namibia that his country has made significant progress...
African Union (AU)

Africa pledges to enhance women empowerment

The African Union (AU) has expressed its commitment to driving efforts and support toward African women so that they can benefit from the effective...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief calls for realizing aspirations on women empowerment

High-level experts and policymakers have issued a clarion call to African leaders to ensure the needs and perspectives of the continent's women and girls...

Dept of Gender empowers adolescent boys clubs in Assin

The Central Regional Office of the Department of Gender has expressed its unwavering determination to support and empower all youths in the Region...
European Union

EU urges Africa to prioritize women empowerment to accelerate SDGs progress

The European Union on Thursday urged Africa to prioritize women empowerment in order to accelerate progress towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...
Retired Police Superintendent Peter Lanchene Toobu

Women empowerment fueled my decision into politics – Toobu

Retired Police Superintendent Peter Lanchene Toobu who resigned from active police service and veered into politics, said his decision was fueled by his desire...
Rebecca Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s First Lady urges male champions to join in women empowerment

Ghanaian First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo has urged male champions to join in efforts to empower women globally. She made this call in...

NBSSI echoes pledge to promoting women empowerment

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has lined up a number of interventions to support women entrepreneurs. Ms Kosi Yankey, the Executive Director...
National Democratic Congress (NDC)

Women Empowerment Would Ensure Gender Equality

The Women's Wing of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Volta Region has called for the empowerment of women to ensure gender...
IMF and World Bank Leaders

IMF and World Bank Leaders Discuss Women Empowerment

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Group Interim President Kristalina Georgieva have encouraged female economists to break the glass...
Kaiptc Gender

KAIPTC and GIZ Commended for Promoting Women Empowerment

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Education Minister has lauded the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit...
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Kenya to partner with private sector to promote women empowerment

Kenya plans to partner with the private sector in order to promote women empowerment, a senior government official said on Sunday. Margaret Kobia, cabinet secretary...

GIZ Championing Women Empowerment In Ghana

Globally every year on the 8th of March, International Women’s day is commemorated to support the movement of women’s right. The Agenda 2030, the...
ActionAid Study

Women empowerment suffers over unpaid care work – Study

A baseline study conducted by ActionAid Ghana as part of the POWER project has shown that the burden of Unpaid Care Work (UCW) on...
Minister for Gender , Children and Social Protection Hon. Nana Oye Lithur

Gov’t Committed To Ensuring Gender Equality

She said in view of the commitment, government initiated series of strategies for reducing poverty levels, social injustices among women and men, improving health...

Berlin To Empower Women Through Investments

Through this new multi-level marketing business model, the Black Secret Business would create a platform for women empowerment, entrepreneurship training and education with the...
Nana Oye Lithur, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection

Minister Calls For Transformation Of Africa’s Patriarchal System

Ghana has identified Africa’s patriarchal structure as a bane to women empowerment and has therefore called for practical steps to transform the system, classified...

Society Must Support Women Empowerment

She said society needed to change with time and support women empowerment programmes for holistic development. Mrs Yorke-Awotwe was speaking at Amponsaso, a cocoa farming...
ActionAid Ghana

Government Must Fund Women Empowerment

She said the UCW, which were the basic chores of women in every home in the country, needed to be recognised by government through...

China donates equipment to Namibia to boost women empowerment

Chinese Ambassador to Namibia Xi Shunkang handed over 90 sewing machines to Namibia's First Lady Monica Geingos Thursday at the State House in capital...

Empower women and stop the daily abuse – forum

A capacity development women’s rights training workshop for journalists, film makers, bloggers, women and child rights activists and producers, has ended in Accra with...

Agricultural Workers Union sets up palm oil business

The GHC30,000 .00 mill was inaugurated by the General Secretary of GAWU, Mr. Kingsley Offei-Nkansah at the weekend, as part of the anniversary of...

WANEP demand for legal empowerment of women

Mr Chukwuemeka B. Eze, the Executive Director, WANEP said women must be supported and represented at all levels of decision-making: at the pre-conflict stage,...
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Action Aid happy with human right and women empowerment progress

Mr Sumaila Abdul-Rahman, Country Director of ActionAid Ghana, has expressed satisfaction about the progress made in the implementation of its programmes particularly in areas...
Wpid Poverty In Childhood Can Shape Neurobiology Study

Ghana recommit to tackle unfinished business by adopting SDGs

The Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) emanated from the Millennium Declaration adopted by world leaders at the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000. The...
Uhuru Kenyatta

African countries review progress of women empowerment

Gender affairs officials, experts and campaigners from 54 African Union member states met in Nairobi on Thursday to review progress in achieving gender parity...

ActionAid invests GHC35 million in Sissala

ActionAid Ghana, a human rights non-governmental organisation has invested GHC35 million in various projects in the Sissala East District alone during its 18 years...

Achieving Genuine National Development: Women Empowerment and Girls’ Education Crucial

By Martin K. N. Kollie It really does not matter where you are, who you are, or what you have before making impact in society,...
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Health Walk Ends International Women Day

Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa) in partnership with UNAIDS, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC),over the weekend undertook...
Stratcomm Africa

Startcomm To Walk For Women Empowerment

Strategic Communications Africa Ltd (Stratcomm Africa) in partnership with UNAIDS, the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) and the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), will on Saturday...