Posts tagged women empowerment

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Women can build the nation

Women are known for their ability to shoulder responsibilities in their homes; those same traits that enable them to do so can be used to participate in nation building. I’m not going to list what makes women so resilient; instead, I’ll discuss how some traits can affect the community in both negative and positive ways, says Athiek Abraham.


From a child sex victim to inspirational electrician

Despite experiencing challenging situations, your dreams and aspirations are valid and 18 year-old Ugandan Jacqueline’s life is a testimony to that. Having endured a difficult childhood living with an abusive step mother, Jacqueline was forced into sex work to support herself but her life turned around after meeting a social worker who offered her help.