Features & Interviews

Gender-responsive innovation and technology

The Gender Innovation Principles – launched by the UN Women facilitated Global Innovation Coalition for…

Bogolo Kenewendo: Changing the narrative on young, female leaders

At only  the age of 30,  back in 2018, Bogolo Joy Kenewendo became one of…

Africa’s forgotten #MeToo moment: Nafissatou Diallo vs the ex IMF boss, Dominique Strauss-Kahn

How many remember the #MeToo moment of 14 May 2011? I bet not many. But…

The ISHA SESAY Interview

The bottom line is that we need to change our expectations as consumers, and as…

Toni: The Legend. Icon. Activist.
Toni Morrison: American literary giant made it her life's work to ensure that black lives…
Interview: COMESA Secretary General – Chileshe Kapwepwe

Zambia’s Chileshe Mpundu Kapwepwe became secretary general of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern…

Interview with Dr Denis Mukwege –  Nobel Peace Prize Laureate & women’s right champion

“World leaders must act. The world must draw a red line on anything that is…

Status of African Women: Empowering rural women and girls

  The Commission on the Status of Women – the United Nation’s largest annual gathering…

Times Is Up! For any form and the Culture of Violence against African women too

Silence has routinely masked the crime of violence against women in Africa. From sexual harassment,…

Real Life: Harrowing reasons Why widows and elderly women are forced into marrying young girls in Tanzania

Report by Monika Rębała. Photos by Myriam Meloni (In Tarime, Tanzania) Same-sex marriages are illegal in…