Category: Gender issue

Zimbabwe: Innovative Young Minds Create Health App.

Regina Rumbidzai Pasipanodya. As young as they are, the three grade seven pupils harnessed technology that seeks to address health and diet issues faced by people in society. Following the new trend of people involved in a series of dieting to address obesity, three grade seven pupils from Westridge Primary School scooped the silver medals […]

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 […]

Resilience Rising: A South Sudanese Woman’s Entrepreneurial Journey

Peter Gatkuoth The young woman from South Sudan embarked on entrepreneurship by selling clothes and using her platform to encourage other women to embrace women’s empowerment and self-independence Nyayiey Gatluak Chuol is the CEO of Destiny Fashion Boutique (photo credit courtesy) In the heart of South Sudan, amidst the echoes of a turbulent past and […]

Zimbabwe: A local woman triumph in Zvishavane’s Mining Industry

Regina Pasipanodya In Zvishavane, in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe, where the earth yields its hidden treasures, Namatirai Mpofu, a resilient woman of 36, has etched her name into the rugged landscape of the mining industry. She forged this path five years ago when her husband’s untimely demise thrust her into the role of sole […]

Empowering African Women to Overcome Mental Health Challenges

Helen Okechukwu As life progresses, mental health becomes an enormous difficulty for many African nations, especially when it comes to depression, which is a major hindrance to people’s ability to live properly. Mental health disorders are a worldwide concern that are frequently disregarded, with Africa facing particular challenges in tackling the pre-pandemic problem. Data Obtained […]

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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