Category: Gender and date

Empowering Women through Skill Development in South Sudan

Peter Gatkuoth A young woman from Juba, South Sudan, channels her activism into empowering women and girls through her organization, offering training in bread-making, tailoring, and more. The organization’s focus on empowering widows and vulnerable women aims to foster self-sufficiency, with initiatives like bakery training providing stable income opportunities aligned with local market demands. Ruth […]

Uganda Women Breaking Barriers in Politics and leadership

Christine Kyarikunda   It’s truly remarkable how Uganda has seen a significant shift in its political landscape regarding the role of women. Historically, like in many parts of Africa, women were marginalized and relegated to domestic roles without much say in governance or decision-making processes. The societal norms dictated that women’s primary duties were within the […]

Shaping Gender Narratives Using Data

Sakeenah Kareem When Nasir Abbas applied for the Dataphyte Gender Mainstreaming fellowship in 2022, he only had one goal in mind: To play an active role in addressing gender inequality as a broadcast journalist with Garkuwa FM. Based in Sokoto, where only less than 2% of girls finish secondary school and the literacy rate for […]

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