Women domestics protest in Cameroon saying ‘enough is enough!’

Women domestics protest in Cameroon saying ‘enough is enough!’

WNN Justice (WNN/UNWomen) Yaoundé, CAMEROON, AFRICA: Abused and exploited by her employers right from the beginning of her work-life, 50-year-old Félicité Mbida, a domestic worker for more than twenty years, fights to promote the rights of workers in Cameroon as part of the National Association Supporting Domestic Workers (RENATRAD in French). As is the case […]

Telemedicine in Zambia works to curb women’s cancer

Telemedicine in Zambia works to curb women’s cancer

Lillian Banda – WNN Breaking (WNN) Lusaka, ZAMBIA, AFRICA: Women in Zambia now have hope for early diagnosis and treatment of both cervical and breast cancer, asserts the country’s First Lady Dr. Christine Kaseba. Dr. Kaseba who was recently awarded the Global Leadership Award in recognition for her contribution towards the fight against cervical and […]

Despite uncounted deaths maternal mortality data shows large improvements

Despite uncounted deaths maternal mortality data shows large improvements

WNN Breaking (WNN) UNITED NATIONS, New York: Every two minutes, a woman dies of pregnancy-related complications, the four most common causes being: severe bleeding after childbirth, infections, high blood pressure during pregnancy, and unsafe abortion. Ninety-nine per cent of maternal deaths occur in developing countries; most could have been prevented with proven interventions. The number […]

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