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Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang delivering her opening address at the forum

Prof Opoku-Agyemang represents women’s empowerment and development – UCC Community

A cross-section of professionals in academia and students at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) have hailed the announcement of Professor Jane Naana Opoku...
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Botswana committed to process aimed at women’s empowerment

The government of Botswana is committed to the process particularly aimed at promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the African continent, Botswana's nationality,...
Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA

High-level meeting urges concrete actions towards women’s empowerment under Beijing Declaration

Participants at a high-level continental meeting on Friday called for concrete actions in all the 12 target areas of the Beijing Declaration and Platform...
Mavis Kitcher Interim President Of Aswim

ASWIM demands commitment towards women’s empowerment

The Association of Women in the Media (ASWIM) on Friday joined women around the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day with a call...
United Nations

UN Official Demands Entrepreneurship Development of Women

A senior United Nations official on Monday called for greater efforts to enhance women’s economic participation and entrepreneurship across Southeast Asian economies. Speaking at the...
UN Women

UN Women launches global study on the execution of UNSC Resolution 1325

Women’s empowerment contributes to the success of peace talks and the achievement of sustainable peace, accelerates economic recovery, strengthens peace operations, improves our humanitarian...

TICAD VI Hosts UK-Japan Collaboration on gender and peacebuilding

The UK and Japanese Governments co-hosted an event in Nairobi, Kenya in the sidelines of the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD),...

We must prioritize gender equality and women’s empowerment

To be truly transformative, the post-2015 development agenda must prioritize gender equality and women’s empowerment. The world will never realize 100 percent of its goals...

African women leaders gather in Ethiopia on gender equality

The participants are in the meeting within the framework of the 8th African Union (AU) Pre-Summit on 2016 year of human rights, with particular...

I am example of women’s empowerment – Delhi’s first woman bus driver

The newly-appointed first woman bus driver in the Indian capital, Vankadarath Saritha, 30, said on Tuesday she would look out for the safety of...
Some of the NPP women who have endorsed Nana Addo

NGO says representation of Ghanaian women in politics low

An Accra-based nonprofit organization said representation of women in key democratic institutions in Ghana is still low. According to local media on Tuesday, the...

Ghana to hold exhibition on International Women?s Day on March 8

Ghana will hold a national photo exhibition to celebrate the 2015 International Women?s Day (IWD) on March 8 this year, Cynthia Prah, United Nations...
Robert Mugabe

Mugabe In Chair: Is The African Union Now Waking Up?

By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government currently going on...