Tag: gender

CSOs Committed To Promoting Gender Equality in Ghana

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and participants at the recently-held STAR-Ghana Partners’ Learning Event have resolved to continue to play their surveillance roles and sustain the outcomes of the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) initiative. The learning workshop which was held at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi was spearheaded by accountability, Transparency and resource-pooling […]

How To Create Gender Equality In The Workplace

Bloomberg is recognized as a leader in driving gender diversity in its organization. What’s impressive to me is their leaders’ vision to not only elevate women’s voices within the organization, but also in the industry. They are leading change in bringing more female experts in news coverage, thus bringing new perspectives and changing mindsets. We […]

Human Rights month is also women’s rights

To celebrate Human Rights Month, South Africa’s most accomplished businesswomen, together with Standard Bank, elevated the power and impact of advancing gender equality with the launch of the 2018 series of Top Women Conferences. Charting the next success stories of South Africa’s top entrepreneurs, Cape Town played host to this year’s first Top Women Conference […]

Ghana: You can still fulfil your promise to appoint 30% women – MP to Akufo-Addo

The Afadjato South Member of Parliament (MP) has implored president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to redeem his campaign promise to have 30 percent women in his cabinet. In a statement marking the International Women’s Day Thursday, Angela Oforiwa Alorwu-Tay has asked the president to demonstrate his commitment to women empowerment by fulfilling the 2016 promise. “My mentor […]

SA:Unemployed women should be trained to produce govt-issued sanitary pads – ANCWL

Capacity building programmes for unemployed women on how to produce sanitary pads and run a business to supply government-issued sanitary pads should be offered to primary and high school pupils, the ANC Women’s League has said “Government can later source the sanitary towels from women-owned businesses. There are many things like free stationary, free condoms, et […]