Gender

Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: a mass media campaign to motivate couples to communicate effectively for HIV-free households

Vunja Ukimya, Zungumza na Mwenzio: A Mass Media Campaign to Motivate Couples to Communicate Effectively for HIV-Free Households"As a result of the campaign, couples were motivated to communicate about health, and men and women were more likely to seek reproductive health services together."

Promoting Safety and Property Rights for Women in Sierra Leone

“Over the years, women have been economically dependent, they have been discriminated against, and a lot of issues are stacked against women because we don’t see a lot of women advocating for women,” says Martin George, a Community Solutions Prog

Identifying Barriers for Women in the Workforce in Jordan

Jordanian institutions and individuals across all sectors are advocating for increased opportunities and support for women in Jordan, reaffirming the sentiment of Queen Rania that, “the more our societies empower women, the more we r

Nigerian Libraries Increase Access to Information for Women and Youth

Through the Beyond Access project, IREX is working with public libraries to help women, youth, and other marginalized groups access ICTs and improve their skills.

Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics

Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to transforming gender hierarchies in Africa, and seeks to redress injustice and inequality in its content and design.

The internet and the Nigerian woman: a case of female undergraduates

The last decade has seen an information revolution not just in Nigeria, but around the world. The internet is connecting individuals, groups, organisations, and states like never before. Activists, advocates and sub-cultures have all embraced the communicative power of the world wide web to connect, organise, educate, entertain, and empower.

Empowering Girls as Leaders Through Education in Ghana

Girls from rural communities in northern Ghana face a number of obstacles to complete their education: child marriage, a disproportionate share of household responsibilities, child labor practices, and limited family income, to name a few.

Do digital information and communications technologies increase the voice and influence of women and girls?

Do digital information and communications technologies increase the voice and influence of women and girls? That is the question asked of this Overseas Development Institute’s literature review, part of a two-year Learning and Evidence Project on Women’s Voice and Leadership in Decision-Making project.

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