Category: NEWS

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...