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Nigeria: Female Inheritance - Why Some Igbo Women Stand By Their Culture

Jumia Travel Igbo woman (file photo).   By Ebunoluwa Sessou By the decision of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in a landmark decision to uphold the right of a female child to inherit properties of he...

23-09-2020

Kenya: Unpaid Care Work Burden Heavier on Women – Study

Stherere23/Wikimedia Commons A community care worker providing treatment to a TB patient at her home (file photo).   By Kamau Maichuhie   A study by Oxfam Kenya last February, found that a heavy ...

23-09-2020

After 75 Years, UN Claims 50-50 Gender Parity, But Falls Short of Its Ultimate Goals

opinion By Thalif Deen   United Nations — When the United Nations was dominated by men, holding some of the highest positions in the staff hierarchy, women staffers were overwhelmingly administrat...

23-09-2020

One million people share hopes and fears for future with the UN

UN Barbados and the OECS’ A young woman from St. Kitts and Nevis in the Caribbean completed a UN survey about her hopes and futures for the future.   The results are in from a massive, unpreceden...

23-09-2020

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