WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 11, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 11, 2017 Tunisia passes historic law to end violence against women and girls Tunisia made historic strides by passing its first national law to combat violence against women on 26 July, 2017. The long-awaited legislation, which passed...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER August 4, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER August 4, 2017 Women face uphill task as they fight for their space in political arena Though, Kenya having a strong and enabling legal framework to support gender equality and give women equal opportunities, they still lag behind on all...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 28, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 28, 2017 In Kenya women gear up for County elections Abdia Gole, 33, is a recent graduate of Business Management from one of the leading universities in Kenya, and a candidate for the upcoming County Assembly elections for Gorbo Ward,...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 21, 2017

Amazons In Lagos Grassroots Election Before now, many believe vying for political office is all about the men while women are expected to sit back and cheer the men folk. Women seem to have taken the bull by the horn, as many are now interested in contesting for...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 14, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 14, 2017 Gender equality is a precondition for all other global goals to be met Gender equality and women’s empowerment are integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This thematic spotlight is part of a series...