Walk for cervical cancer: 1k women to be screened on World cancer day

The founder of the Exquisite Magazine Cancer Care Foundation, Tewa Onasanya,on Monday, announced that the foundation will be offering free screening and vaccination for 1000 women aged 18 and above at the Exquisite Magazine Annual Cervical Cancer Events holding in…

Women, we hold the keys to keeping it together!

I was told the story of four brothers, all of the same mother and father. They were a close knit family and even though poverty stricken, they were rich in the things that mattered. Their father had died early. Their…

Major aid groups suspend work in desperately poor Afghanistan after Taliban bar women

Four major international aid groups on Sunday suspended their operations in Afghanistan following a decision by the country’s Taliban rulers to ban women from working at non-governmental organizations. Save the Children, the International Rescue Committee, the Norwegian Refugee Council and…

Afghanistan: Taliban bans women from working for NGOs

An order by the Taliban banning women from working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has been condemned by the United Nations, which said the move violated fundamental rights. The Islamist rulers justified the move by saying female NGO staff had broken…

Protests break out in Afghanistan’s capital after Taliban ban women from universities

Dozens of women gathered outside Kabul University on Thursday to protest in the first major public demonstration in the capital since the Taliban’s decision to close universities to female students. Female university students were turned away the previous day from…

Afghanistan: Taliban ban women from universities amid condemnation

The Taliban have banned women from universities in Afghanistan, sparking international condemnation and despair among young people in the country. The higher education minister announced the regression on Tuesday, saying it would take immediate effect. The ban further restricts women’s…

Katie Taylor dreams of Ireland fight return

Katie Taylor is determined to fight in Ireland at least once before calling it quits on her boxing career. The 36-year-old will aim to extend her streak to 22 undefeated bouts on Saturday when she defends her undisputed lightweight champion…

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer questions woman over lack of evidence in rape case

An attorney for Harvey Weinstein peppered a woman with questions Wednesday on the lack of forensic evidence that the movie magnate raped her in 2013, or that he was even at the hotel where she says the assault occurred. “You…

Thousands rally in Berlin, elsewhere in support of Iranian women

Thousands of Iranians were among an estimated 80,000 people who joined in a rally Saturday in Berlin, the largest of several protests in cities around the world showing solidarity with women-led protests in Iran. Iranians traveled to Berlin for the…

Aussie state launches toolkit to support women’s well-being on World Menopause Day

Australia’s state of New South Wales (NSW), on Tuesday, announced the launching of a free online toolkit to raise awareness on menopause and offer women reliable resources. Menopause is the time that marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle.…

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