Wits University, one of Africa’s top five institutions of higher learning, is regularly at the forefront of progressive changes. In its drive for inclusivity, the university is now giving students the option of using the gender-neutral title “Mx” alongside the traditional titles
Uganda’s Women’s Protest Working Group is calling for support to end violence against women. The group is holding the One Million Women’s march on Saturday June 30th 2018, at Centenary Park. #WomensMarchUg Women Lives Matter:
At the age of 21 years old, Phetogo Molawa became 2nd Lieutenant in the South African Air Force and the first African woman to attain her helicopter licence. Now at the age of 32, Lieutenant Colonel Molawa has made history as the first African woman to be made the Officer Commanding based at the Air Force Station Port Elizabeth.
Girls in ICT Rwanda celebrated the fifth anniversary of Ms Geek with the second edition of Ms Geek Africa, a competition that judges women on brilliance rather than beauty.
Are the new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF’s) “Female Classification” regulations targeting Africans specifically? asks Enock Muchinjo
It is crucial that we increase women’s participation in political and decision-making structures, from grassroots level and up, says Blessing Vava.
Female runners with high testosterone must use hormones to reduce those levels or they will not be allowed in international races between 400m and the mile, according to an IAAF rule starting Nov. 1 2018. The IAAF ruling has set tongues wagging criticised by many on social media and by sports analysts as unfair and unjustifiable discrimination.
Ethiopian Airlines has made history again with an all women functioned inaugural flight to Buenos Aires, Argentina. On International Women’s Day, the all female crew operated and flew the iconic B787 Dreamliner, from Addis Ababa to Buenos Aires, which marked yet another remarkable, empowering and inspirational first for the airline.
March 8 is International Women’s Day, celebrated worldwide. This year, the day is commemorated under the theme “The Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. We celebrate women for just who they are, their achievements and their contributions to the world, whether big or small.