The LUX Project – Empowerment Training for Women in Cite Mangalkhan, Mauritius

This project will holistically help women to come out of their precarious situation through an Empowerment programme. This will help them be less vulnerable to depression, discouragement, violence, unemployment and other health and social ills. The project has been launched on the 14th of March in line with the International Day of Women 2017. 24 […]

Women’s business matters in South Africa

A good practice guide for providers of training, advice and financial assistance to women business owners. The guide looks at the nature of women’s business and addresses gender specific problems as well as access to training and the design of training courses and individual business counselling.

A report on women in the global market: trade through African women’s eyes

The SADC seminar on Women and Trade June 28 – July 3, 1998 hosted by the Women’s National Convention held in Port Shepstone. Papers include: Macro economics v gender aware economics, influencing economic policy from a gender perspective and women confronting globalisation

September 9, 2016 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: Gender and Media Diversity Centre (GMDC)

Luweero Women’s Trade Fair: Activity Report

Women’s Trade Fair held in Luweero District, Uganda in 2015. The theme was ensuring women’s economic justice through value addition. Comments from participants and exhibitors’ feedback is included.

Report on household’s access to specific economic, social and cultural rights: The case of Mongu Urban

The main objective of this study was to generate baseline information for use in facilitating the promotion of human rights. The specific objectives included the following: to establish the level of awareness of ESCR in the urban parts of Mongu district;  to establish the level of access to social services like education and health; to […]

Women of Vietnam Review

Vietnam’s most powerful businesswomen The rise of women’s political participation The role of women in promoting traditions Campaign to encourage men to protect women and girls Work for women’s advancement

Top Women in Business and Government

This issue contains the top 100 companies and a feature on Maria Ramos entitled “find out why Maria Ramos is banking on Africa”.  There are also articles on three South Africa global icons which include Phumzile Mlambo Nguka, Nkosasana Dlamini-Zuma and Miriam Makeba as well as one on South Africa’s women ambassadors and and on […]

The youth voice

The youth voice news letter continues to bring insights of all the major events ans echoing messages of interest from the youth as they encourage other peer’s participation through stirring up energy among the youth with the aim of becoming more resourceful.

August 1, 2016 Themes: Business | Education | Employment | Entertainment | Media | Youth Programs: Media | News | Resources

Learning Journey: The stage doesn’t matter, your relationship with the driver does

There’s an old story of the boy who stood on a sidewalk, waiting for a bus. A man walking by spotted the boy and gave him some gentle instruction. “Son,” he said, “If you’re waiting for the bus, you need to move to the street corner. That’s where the bus stops for passengers.” “It’s OK,” […]

August 1, 2016 Themes: Business | Economics Programs: GL Services

Learning Journey: Things do not change, we change

“There are things we do not want to happen but have to accept, things we do not want to know but have to hear, and people we cannot live without but have to let go.” JJ: Criminal Mind 2015 taught me, as my father used to say, ‘with integrity, honesty and transparency, I am able […]

July 18, 2016 Themes: Business | Poverty Programs: Entrepreneurship