Push to Increase Women Teachers in Rural Yemen

Push to Increase Women Teachers in Rural Yemen

Mohammed Al-Samei – Yemen Times – Thursday, 27 September 2012 ( originally published 24 Sept) The percentage of women teachers in rural areas in Hajja is less than 10 percent. The number is the result of a noticeable increase in illiteracy in these areas, according to Mohammed Al-Qaedi, a resident in Hajja countryside. A new […]

Justice Delayed for Forced Sterilization Victims in Peru

Justice Delayed for Forced Sterilization Victims in Peru

Carla Salazar & Frank Bajak – The Ledger – Mondy, 20 February 2012 (originally published 14 Feb) LIMA, Peru | It was 1996 when Micaela Flores and 15 other women from Peru’s highlands accepted an ambulance ride to a Cuzco clinic, lured by the offer of a free medical checkup. But when they arrived, the […]

A decade of triumphs still includes needs for African Women

A decade of triumphs still includes needs for African Women

Rainitou Sow for Make Every Woman Count –  WNN Opinion (WNN) OPINION: One year ago, the African Union declared 2010-2020 as African Women’s Decade. The theme of this year is “Health, Maternal Mortality and HIV/AIDS”. This decade is a promise from African governments and the African Union to promote women’s rights and achieve gender equality […]