At a time when women’s rights are coming under fire in some parts of the world, it is important that the UN sends the message that women’s economic empowerment matters.
In this week’s special programme during the holiday season: the International Monetary Fund or IMF, looks at what a drought, earthquake or pandemic can do to economies in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Gender inequality in the labour market cost sub-Saharan African countries more than US$90 billion annually between 2010 and 2014.
Anti-poverty policies often fail because of an inadequate understanding of the decisions poor people make.
Making the global tax system fairer and closing loopholes would be a huge benefit to women.
That’s the view of Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director of Oxfam International, a confederation dedicated to fighting poverty worldwide.
Although debt levels in East African countries have risen over the past five years, they remain manageable, according to a recent UN report.
Female Olympic athletes show “we are all created equal, we can all achieve”
The security and humanitarian crisis brought on by the Boko Haram terrorist group across Africa’s Lake Chad Basin has “devastated” the region’s economy.
Mandela grandsons say HIV/AIDS can be defeated by 2030