Tag: Women in News

December 19, 2018

United Nations Human Rights Award

Gyumi from Tanzania, an activist for education rights for girls; the late human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir from Pakistan; Joênia Wapichana, Brazil’s first indigenous woman lawyer; and Front Line Defenders from Ireland, working to protect human rights defenders at risk

December 17, 2018

Guinea Bissau Women Entrepreneurs S...

Guinea Bissau Women Entrepreneurs are trying to develop their businesses with new ideas and innovatiins

December 16, 2018

Beaten But Not Broken: Tajik Bride ...

Aso says she wants to enroll at a police academy in the capital, Dushanbe, to help other women caught up in similar situations

December 11, 2018

Nadia Murad — From Jihadists̵...

The Yazidi cause has won a high-profile supporter — Lebanese-British lawyer and rights activist Amal Clooney, who was at the Nobel ceremony and also penned the foreword to Murad’s book, “The Last Girl,” published in 2017

December 10, 2018

Female Entrepreneurs Use Internet t...

In Pakistan there is a growing demand for natural remedies for everyday problems leading some entrepreneurs to starting their own herbal product businesses

December 8, 2018

Mother of the Hubble Telescope

Nancy Grace Roman, one of the first female scientists at NASA. She is known to many as the “Mother of the Hubble” for her role in developing the Hubble Space Telescope

December 7, 2018

Appointment of young afghan woman a...

The appointment of a young Afghan woman as deputy interior minister has sparked mixed reactions as the government eyes increasing role of  women in the politics and other sectors. According to reports, the former acting director of policy in the minister of mines and petroleum, the 26-year-old Husna Jalil, has been appointed as deputy interior …

November 30, 2018

Sikh-American Woman Highlights Dive...

Serene Singh, a Sikh-American, has been named a Rhodes Scholar and is one of 21 women — the largest number of women ever in a U.S. Rhodes Scholar class

November 29, 2018

Banyana qualifies for France World ...

Banyana Banyana have made the country proud while also making history, by qualifying for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France

November 24, 2018

Afghanistan appoints first female a...

Rahmani will be first woman to serve in the post in the country’s history

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