Tag: laws

‘Gender-sensitive’ trade policies help empower East African women

Crediting improved education, employment and other key areas, the United Nations Conference for Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Wednesday that East African countries can put better policies in place to address gender inequalities and bring women further into the workforce. In its new report, East African Community Regional Integration: Trade and Gender Implications, UNCTAD analyses […]

Violence against women – Not in My Name

As we celebrate Women’s Day today, four women will die at the hands of their intimate partners. According to the Medical Research Council and the Centre for Public Mental Health, domestic violence is the most common form of violence against South African women and children. I am a solution-driven person. I want to know what’s […]

Laws needed to protect surrogate mothers – Group

The Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners – Ghana (SPMDP-Gh) over the weekend called for the enactment of laws to protect and guarantee the rights and privileges of surrogate mothers in the country. A surrogate mother is a woman who becomes pregnant usually by artificial insemination or surgical implantation of a fertilized egg for […]