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The Global Progressive Women Network would like to Congratulations to Dr. Clarisse Blanche Fall on her appointment as Commissioner of the African Commission City of Newark, New Jersey

Dr. Clarisse Blanche Fall

Executive Director and Founder of the African Hope Committee 

Global President of the 1000 African Women Network  

Corporate Executive Management of The Africa Global Consulting Group 

Commissioner of the African Commission City of Newark, New Jersey

Dr. Clarisse Blanche Fall is originally

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BREAKING NEWS: We found a country that has achieved gender equality!

In Equiterra all people have equal rights and opportunities, regardless of their gender. Women and girls feel safe when walking at night. They get paid equally as men, for work of equal value.

Men and women share chores and care duties at home, and they can access high quality care at affordable rates. Isn’t that fabulous!

No one is talking about ‘at least 30 per cent’ quota for wome

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Women bleed, yes they/we do, and that's why YOU exist, It's natural. Because if periods were optional, no one would have been born.
 
Today is World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on May 28 every year. The reason behind this day being chosen is to make changes in the social stigma associated with menstruation. The number 28 signifies the average menstrual cycle for most women and it lasts for 5 days so this is the reason why this date was chosen as 28/5. On this day, you can send messa
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The Global Progressive Women Network would like to Congratulate Ms.Elizabeth Ofori on her appointment as PRESIDENT of the YALI Alumni Association Ghana 

Social Entrepreneur -I- Impact Maker -l- Life Changer

Elizabeth "Zionita" Ofori, is the CEO of The Zee Effect, a consulting firm that provides consultation on sustainable business and organizational growth as well as tailored development training and solutions for professionals, start-ups, nonprofits, and corporate bodies. The Zee Effect adopts

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Ms. Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee of Ghana as Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Departments of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO). 

Ms. Pobee succeeds Bintou Keita of Guinea, who took up a new assignment as the Secretary-General’s Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Head of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic

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AgroBiz.org, the organizers of the award event designed majorly for humanitarian activities across all sectors both local and international, have released nominations categories for the 2021 edition of the awards. Tagged: TOP TEN AFRICAN AWARDS 202I (The Virtual Edition), the event will be recognizing CHANGE CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE involved with the sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls on Sunday, June 6, 2021.

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If you want to support your female colleagues, here are seven ways to challenge stereotypes, confront bias, and leverage your expertise and clout to benefit women in your network. You have a strong incentive to make sure that women succeed in your organization: men who work well with women and tap the full talents of their teams outperform their peers.

1. Challenge the “Likeability Penalty”

Success and likeability are positively correlated for men and negatively correlated for women.

When a man

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WASHINGTON – Following a comprehensive national search, Howard University today proudly announces the appointment of Phylicia Rashad as dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts, effective July 1, 2021. In this role, she will report to Provost Anthony K. Wutoh. An alumna of Howard University, Rashad graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s in fine arts.

“It is an honor to welcome one of Howard’s acclaimed daughters back home to Alma Mater. In this full-circle moment, Ms. Phylici

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Research has shown that men are more likely to become entrepreneurs than women, but in recent years we've seen more and more female entrepreneurs entering the business industry. Take a look at the graphic above to find out the proportion of female business owners in your country and see who is leading the way.

A 2018 report by The Unilever Foundry found that 4 in 10 female founders frequently encountered gender bias whilst running their startups and 42% believed that the same gender discriminati
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“A woman with a voice is by definition a strong woman
But the search to find that voice can be remarkably difficult.”
- Melinda Gates

 

Starting a business can be an exciting, yet challenging, journey. People start businesses for different reasons - to solve challenges, to challenge themselves, or to build financial freedom.

The number of new women-owned businesses is growing twice as fast as their male counterparts, according to Kauffman Foundation. But what challenges do women face when startin

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