• Ellen Johnson Sirleaf dedicates $5M prize to women’s empowerment

    Former Liberian President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday accepted a $5 million prize for excellence in African leadership -- and said she'll use it to establish a center for the empowerment of women. Sirleaf, the first woman to be awarded the Mo Ibrahim Prize, gave her acceptance speech on the opening night of the Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Kigali, Rwanda.
    May 8, 2018
  • A WOMAN IS NOT AN OPTION BUT A PRIORITY

    Diane Mariechild, in her introductory said: “A woman is the full circle, within her is the ability to create, nurture and transform. Women are an integral part of human civilization. No society or country can ever progress without active participation of women in its overall development. Women who constitute half of the world’s population are not treated on par with men.” Flora Onwudiwe writes
    May 5, 2018