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Women In Politics: Zambian President’s Widow Declares Intention To Run For President

The widow of Zambia’s President Michael Sata, Christine Kaseba, on Wednesday announced she will seek to contest the January 20 presidential election to replace...
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Barbaric! Three Female Police Officers Beaten And Stripped Naked

According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, three female police officers from Oregbeni Police  Station were beaten and stripped naked yesterday. This happened when...
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Chika Oduah Wins Trust Women Journalist Award For Putting Faces To Chibok Girls

When over 200 girls were kidnapped in Chibok by Boko Haram in April, Chika Oduah was determined to tell their stories and make the...
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The Love Story of a Unilag Babe and Bus Conductor

By Roy Ofili for storried.com Something interesting happened on my way to Oshodi this morning. At the park this rough mean-looking conductor also known...
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Female Police Recruits Forced To Undergo Virginity Tests In Indonesia

Female recruits joining Indonesia’s police force are mandated to undergo two-finger “virginity tests”, a practice that many women have described as humiliating. Here is...
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Ghana MP Calls For The Stoning Or Hanging Of Adulterous Women

A Member of Parliament (MP) in Ghana is being criticised for advocating that adulterous women should be stoned to death. In an interview with...
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#MyDressMyChoice: Kenyans Hold Miniskirt Rally To Protest Assault

  Protesters gathered at  Uhuru park in Nairobi’s city centre on Monday to protest  against the attack on a woman who was stripped by a...
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The Challenge Of Rickety Buses And Bad Roads To 80 Female LAGBUS Drivers

In September we published an article commending Lagos State Government for employing no fewer than 80 women to be BRT drivers, as part of...
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Nigerian Women Will Now Have Access To Injectable Contraceptives

NEW YORK, N.Y., November 13 – Pfizer Inc., the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) today announced an...
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It Is Our Civic Responsibility To Support Our Troops And Their Families – Funmi Ogbue

  Mrs. Funmi Ogbue is the founder of  Support Our Troops Foundation, an organisation that  provides support for the armed forces and their families....