Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) says the pandemic has highlighted the fact that economies and societies are built upon the essential, and often undervalued or unpaid labour of women and girls.
Kaduna State is going tough with the vice of rape. Rapists in the state are to be castrated for taking delight in unlawful carnal knowledge of the opposite sex.
In a report, Human Rights Watch says the life and health of anyone who is pregnant in Argentina will be at risk as long as access to abortion and post-abortion care remains heavily restricted.
Four changes have helped to define the last 10 years as a decade of growing voices and choices for women and girls.
A 49-year-old mother of two, Lemeima mint El Hadrami, has said, “I refused to marry off my daughter for a simple, good reason: I want my daughter to be empowered. I don’t want her to go through the same difficulties I did when I was young.”