How ECOWAS Parliamentarians are Advancing Gender Equality in Agriculture

On December 11 in Abuja, the ECOWAS Parliament launched the network of parliamentarians on gender equality, investment in agriculture and food security to address impediments to achieving sustainable ...


Women, Technology, and the Future of Work

    By Era Dabla-Norris and Kalpana Kochhar   The way we work is changing at an unprecedented rate. Digitalization, artificial intelligence, and machine learning are eliminating many jobs involvin...


South Africa: Be Prepared to Die When Fighting Injustice - Xolobeni Leader Nonhle Mbuthuma

  Interview By Sethi Ncube   Johannesburg — As the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, women activists around the world were celebrated for being a...


Central Africa: Nobel Laureate Calls for Sanctions Against Leaders Who Tolerate Sexual Violence

  Dr. Denis Mukwege, the Congolese obstetrician and gynaecologist who operates a hospital in Bukavu and who campaigns against the use of rape and sexualized violence as a weapon of war received the N...




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