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Proper child care helps poor working women – and it can boost economies
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Politics and Society Proper child care helps poor working women – and it can boost economies

Across 31 developing countries, less than 1% of women living in poverty have access to a child care service. Women are now calling for change. Informal workers organisations in collaboration with trade unions representing formal sector workers are organising a global campaign for quality public child care services.

Three reasons why Africa should treat Tillerson visit with scepticism
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Politics and Society Three reasons why Africa should treat Tillerson visit with scepticism

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting five of Africa’s 54 countries: Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria. Tillerson’s mission will produce few benefits for Africa, or for US-Africa relations. Unless the few existing partnership agreements are reaffirmed, America’s declining importance and influence on the continent will continue.