#Womandla: Celebrating Dr Marie-Roseline Bélizaire

Marie-Roseline Bélizaire, a doctor and epidemiologist with the World Health Organization (WHO), is using her passion for community medicine to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the Central African Republic (CAR). Originally from Haiti,...

#Womandla: Celebrating Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

In part three of our #Womandla series celebrating the remarkable works of African women, we highlight the work of one of South Africa's most notable women in law, Justice Yvonne Mokgoro. One of the few...

#Womandla: Facebook Unveils Book of Business & Life Lessons from Top South African Women

As part of its celebrations around Women’s Month in South Africa, or #Womandla as we refer to Women’s month in the EA Camp, Facebook today unveiled a book heroing the careers, lives and life...

#Womandla: South Sudan: Women make a stand for a place in government

Women in Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal State call for the implementation of 35 per cent political representation, as stipulated in the revitalised peace agreement signed in September 2018, in the next state government. “The agreed quota of...

#Womandla: Celebrating Helen Zille & Denise Robinson

In celebration of Women's Month we bring you part two of our #Womandla series where we celebrate women who have made a mark in society. Today we celebrate Helen Zille and Denise Robinson. When we...

#Womandla: Celebrating Professor Thuli Madonsela

This #Womandla Month we remember the 20,000 women who took a stand and marched to the Union Building on the 9thof August 1956 for their basic human rights. Furthermore, we also celebrate the bravery...

Afghan & Iranian Women Take Top Honors in Religious Freedom & Business Film Festival

On August 1, 2020, 1:00 PM Eastern US Time, Empower Women Media and the Religious Freedom & Business Foundation will host an online film festival and award ceremony to honor and celebrate the 2020...

Proudly South African Positivity – the #ImStaying movement

While South Africa faces a difficult time as a country, citizens on Facebook have chosen to share proudly South African positivity rather than complaints and negativity via the #ImStaying movement; a Facebook group that...
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67 minutes of Love and Consideration

The global community commemorated 67 Minutes for Mandela on the birthday of the late South African Former President Nelson Mandela, 18 July. Here are some acts of kindness and smiles captured as South Africa...
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Flashback: the emotional journey of refugees, asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety. With the...

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