Category: NEWS

Gemnet Staffwriter8 months

Sexual harassment still rife in media

Sexual harassment in the newsroom is still a topic of concern, resuscitating calls for strict enforcement of media workplace policies. ...

Kwamboka Oyaro8 months

Why the #metoo campaign went cold in Africa

It was tearful. It was shocking. The #metoo campaign unveiled in 2017 brought to the core hitherto hidden stories about ...

Gemnet Staffwriter1 year

World celebrates women

On March 8 each year, women pause to reflect on their achievements and celebrate one another world over. This year theme ...

admin2 years

Technology taps into ending huge post-harvest losses

By Juliana Omale-Atemi  Agriculture is one of the drivers of Kenya’s ‘Big Four’ agenda that defines the country’s development path ...

Kwamboka Oyaro2 years

Corporate boardrooms: where are the women?

  A lack of diversity afflicts most companies’ boards By Kwamboka Oyaro When a woman rises to the top rung ...

Outsourced Gemnet2 years

A director’s apology adds momentum to South Korea’s #MeToo Movement

SEOUL, South Korea — One of South Korea’s most prominent theater directors apologized on Monday for sexually abusing actresses, part ...

Gemnet Staffwriter2 years

Kenya’s human rights defender feted for her work

Njeri Kabeberi is a renowned human rights activist with countless international awards to her name, but has had little or ...

Joyce Mulama2 years

Rape trauma haunts Kenyan women after post-poll violence

Sexual violence cases against women and girls during Kenya’s most recent post-election chaos continue to raise concern with women leaders ...

Outsourced Gemnet3 years

The uncertain future of Nigeria’s female prisoner

Women in a Lagos prison await trial with no healthcare or hope. The criminal justice system is slow and prison ...

Outsourced Gemnet3 years

The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, Dies at 94

The world’s wealthiest woman, L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, has died, according to a statement from her daughter on Thursday. She was 94 ...