Features & Interviews

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…

United Nations Deputy SG Amina J. Mohammed: Gender parity is a tough discourse and it has to start at the entry point

“Our challenge [on gender equality] is the construct and what the male community puts into…

“Women’s empowerment is smart economics,” Dr Sahar Nasr

As Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, with a mandate to drive both domestic and…

Interview with Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim: Scientist and former President of Mauritius

With education reformers calling for more girls to take up sciences, there is no greater…

UN WOMEN CHIEF: “GENDER EQUALITY IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS”

“We need the media to talk and write the correct language, and avoid advertising that…

The rise and rise of the inspirational Danai Gurira

As we catch up with with the multi-talented Zimbabwean-American, it is clear that there is…

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on ‘Femini -ism’: “You say the word feminist and there is automatic hostility and it closes the door to debate…”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: It is a name many can’t hear enough of.  She transcends borders…

The Anita Erskine Interview – She doesn’t call a spade a big spoon

After a busy photoshoot under hot skies in the grounds of one of Ghana’s premier hotels…

New African Woman magazine’s groundbreaking women changing the status quo

The second edition of the New African Woman Magazine Forum and Awards were successfully held…

Call to action! Let’s all help to break the FGM cycle!

There are increasing calls for zero tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation. One of Africa’s leading…