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Women, Religion and COVID 19 in Zimbabwe

On February 2-3 2013, the Evangelical Fellowship of Zimbabwe's Women's Inter-denominational Fellowship gathered at the Harare International Conference Centre. It was a national conference to influence decisions that were to be made in the…

NANS Urges First lady to lead Protest Against Rape,

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has expressed its worry over the upsurge in rape cases across the country. The body, therefore, urged President Muhammadu Buhari's wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari, to mobilize all governors'…

AGRA to support and fund African women in Agribusiness

Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has called on African governments to create a fund to support women small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) in agribusiness to thrive in this period of CoVID-19. According to AGRA, the…

Women Seek Bigger Roles in Peace Process in Africa

Women are worried of losing the gains they made in peace processes now that governments are redirecting resources to combatting Covid-19 pandemic. Participants in the 12th session of the Advisory Board for Women, Peace and Security in…

Uneca, Bank Urge Women to Apply for Leadership Fund

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) and the Standard Bank Group are calling on women fund managers across Africa to apply for the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF). The fund will provide capital and expertise to…

Child wedding to surge in Ethiopia amid lockdown

No more child brides? Ethiopia's efforts to end child marriages could be undermined by the new coronavirus More than 500 girls have been rescued from child marriage in northern Ethiopia since schools were shut due to the new coronavirus,…