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.
African feminist activists should be the reference point from which we hear about girls’ educations across the continent. Three activists from Ethiopia, Kenya, and Zambia discuss strategies that they have implemented to promote girls’ and young women’s education in their respective countries.
Independent female directors are making pornographic films or adult erotica to alleviate degrading and exploitative images linked to an increase in child pornography and sexual violence. Feminist pornography is a genre of film developed to encourage women and their self-beliefs of freedom through sexuality, equality and pleasure. The overall aim of feminist porn is to empower the performers who produce it and the people who view it.
Our WCW today is Alice Wairimu Nderitu a Kenyan conflict mediator, gender equality advocate and peace-builder, recipient of the 2017 Global Pluralism Award.