Gender equality 

Meet Marie Diouf, the woman championing iodised salt in Senegal
Arts and Culture article comment count is: 0

Arts and Culture Meet Marie Diouf, the woman championing iodised salt in Senegal

According to a report published by UNICEF and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, nearly 19 million babies born annually are at risk of permanent yet preventable brain damage and reduced cognitive function due to the lack of iodine in the earliest years of life. A Senegalese woman is working to change those odds in her country.

Ethiopia’s gender progressive cabinet which comprises 50% women
Politics and Society article comment count is: 0

Politics and Society Ethiopia’s gender progressive cabinet which comprises 50% women

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created gender equity in Africa’s second most-populous nation by appointing a new Cabinet that is half female. The new Cabinet has less ministerial positions and more women in top security posts. Aisha Mohammed will be in charge of defence – the first woman to hold that position.