Hassan, like Magufuli before her, has taken office without her own political base and will also have to contend with revived factional manoeuvring.
The police in Nigeria and Ghana must receive gender sensitivity training to effectively fight domestic violence.
Persuading men to participate more meaningfully in transforming gender relations is essential to shifting attitudes and behaviours linked to the “patriarchal dividend”.
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
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.