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Gender advocates call for passage of Affirmative Action Law

Gender Advocates and Women Parliamentary Aspirants at the weekend called on the government to accelerate the passage of an Affirmative Action law. The passage of...

Police launch gender policy

The policy will provide guidelines for gender-sensitive policing The Nigeria Police Force, on Thursday, launched a policy that will mainstream gender and also provide...

Hold politicians accountable- Gender advocate

Hillary Gbedmah, Gender Activist Ghanaians have been tasked to hold politicians accountable for their campaign promises. This is in view of several broken promises that...

YMCA Ghana develops gender policy

The Council of the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) of Ghana has adopted a gender policy to be implemented by the National Executive Committee...

Promote Gender Issues More Effectively-Women Urged

Mrs. Elizabeth Aplaku (middle) flanked by Mrs. Ellen Eyison Dzah (right), Mrs. Agnes Naa Momo Lartey (left) Women in the country have been advised...

SIXTH AFRICAN UNION PRE-SUMMIT ON GENDER

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 4, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? INVITATION TO JOURNALISTS Theme: Boosting intra-Africa Trade When: July 5 ? 7 2012 Where: Small Conference Hall...

Birim Central disburses GH?50,000 under Gender Empowerment Fund

Seven women groups in the Birim Central Municipality have so far received GH?50,000 under the Gender Empowerment Fund (GEF), to support them in their...

Mills Disappoints Women ?.Charges Gender Activist

Mad. Abena Pokuaa in a pose with women at Bekwai A GENDER activist and Regional Campaign Coordinator for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in...

The Third Gender Does Not Deserve A Third Grade Treatment

(CNS): Raveena Bariha, the fire brand graduate tribal hijra activist from Chhattisgarh (a relatively backward state of India) is lovingly called the chhota bomb...

Moldova must implement laws against discrimination based on gender – UN experts

A group of United Nations independent human rights experts today urged the Government of Moldova to ensure the implementation of the country?s non-discrimination legislation...

Increase of women in parliament is a step towards gender equity in Algeria –...

UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet. Photo: UN Women/Rick BajornasThe head of the United Nations entity mandated to promote gender equality today welcomed...

ECOWAS Gender Centre donate to rural women farmers in Ghana

The ECOWAS Gender Development Centre (EGDC) on Wednesday donated $30,000 to three rural women groups in Ghana who engage in agricultural production to assist...

UNESCO launches World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) March 5, 2012 launched the World Atlas of Gender Equality in Education, which includes over...

Regional gender week kicks off in Arusha Monday 5 March

Regional gender week kicks off in Arusha Monday 5 MarchARUSHA, Tanzania, March 5, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The East African Community Secretariat in...

Inaugural Sectoral Council on Gender, Community Devlopment convenes in Arusha

Inaugural Sectoral Council on Gender, Community Devlopment convenes in ArushaARUSHA, Tanzania, February 29, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The inaugural meeting of the Sectoral...

UN experts call on Morocco to implement gender equity policies

Marrakech?s renowned Djemaa el-Fna square in Morocco. Photo: Alexandr Dmitri Independent United Nations human rights experts today called on Morocco to consolidate and advance...

Minister ask women to support crusade for gender equality

Hajia Hawawu Boya Gariba, Deputy Minister of Women and Children Affairs, has called on women to support the crusade for gender equality and empowerment...

Rwanda: Focal Point Gender Promotion Police officers urged to be exemplary

Gender promotion police officers following the lecturer. (Photo: RNP Media Center) Thirty Focal Point Gender promotion police officers including fourteen others from specialised units...

Ghana narrowing gender gap in primary education

A World Bank official, on Monday commended Ghana for her efforts towards narrowing gender gaps, particularly in primary school education, but stressed there remained...

The Gender Agenda: Making HIV Responses Work for Key Affected Women and Girls

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) Inter governmental meeting on HIV/AIDS and Millennium Development Goals is being held in...

Ghana: Gender Advocates Unhappy with Ghana’s Ministerial Reshuffle

Women empowerment and gender equality has become a controversial subject Ghana President,Image via Wikipedia to talk about recently. While some school of thought says there...

Press conference of Mrs. Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Director of women and gender development

Press conference of Mrs. Litha Musyimi-Ogana, Director of women and gender developmentADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mrs. Litha Musyimi-Ogana,...