More and more Somalis living abroad are bringing their daughters to Kenya to have them undergo female genital mutilation despite the illegality of the practice in Kenya and their host nations
As tomorrow marks International Women’s Day, women all over the world are still subjected to the stereotypes imposed on them by a patriarchal system. But a girl can continue to hope that women will learn to identify the stereotypes created for them to puppet to
The viral videos and recent #MyDressMyChoice protest highlighted the problem of men stripping women in public for dressing in ways they disapprove of. Njoki Wamai explains the invisible line that runs through Nairobi regarding “unacceptable” hemlines
The World Economic Forum recently released its annual report on the global gender gap, and Rwanda is the only African country that made the top ten. Find out which African nations made the list
South Africa celebrates National Women’s Day on 9th August, but the country’s government needs to do a lot more in the battle against gender inequality. A look at some of the factors hindering the levelling of the playing field
As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month, it’s about time we stopped paying lip service to the empowerment of women, writes Benedicta Dube
South Africa is a leader on the continent in the struggle for equitable democratic representation for women on Africa’s bodies of power. But after two decades of progress, the outcome of the 2014 elections last month is somewhat disappointing.
Female MPs in Kenya have stormed out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalisation of polygamy