Barbara Gonzalez has no talent for bowing to the inevitable, neither does the word impossible exist in her vocabulary. At just 30, Gonzalez was appointed the CEO of Tanzania’s 20-time Premier League champions Simba Sporting Club, the first ever woman to hold the CEO position in the country’s top-flight league.
Nigerian women have successfully used their naked bodies as an instrument of power, rather than shame, to protest injustice.
Many people around the world would not expect football to be popular among women in conservative Morocco, but it is, in fact, a fast-growing phenomenon.
Sexist slandering has been used not just to describe Grace Mugabe, but to denigrate any women who aspire to political positions.
The value of women to political tickets in Ghana is being recognised as more women are contesting elections at various levels.
Phones sometimes serve as a ‘digital leash’ to check women’s whereabouts – a growing feature of many relationships and conflicts.
Written from prison, the new book of poems by the writer, academic and activist shows her fire but also her deep love for Uganda.
Joana Chilengue, Lina Maria dos Santos and Fatucha Rosemary are the first Anglican women clergy to be ordained in Mozambique. The presiding Bishop said the ordination of the three transitional deacons was a “very big milestone” for the diocese as it made plain the church’s appreciation of women’s ministry
Underlying direct or personal violence is structural violence that is entrenched in unequal power relations in society.