Global Gender Summit: The importance of gender equality in the workplace
It is important to unpack the constraints to gender equality and put them at the door step of the right people. That's according to Modupe Ladipo, Managing Partner of Prosperar Consulting. CNBC Africa's Kenneth Igbomor caught up with her on the sidelines of the Global Gender Summit to discuss ways to overcome some constraints to gender equality.
Access Bank’s Victor Etuokwu on the role of women to the financial services sector
Gender equality and women empowerment is not just an economic issue but it is about how society evolves, gets more efficient and sustainable. This is according to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director at Access Bank. To discuss the role of women to the financial services sector, he joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 59th Annual General Conference of the NBA for more.
Why women in leadership can boost economies by 35%
Gender equality is a topic stressed almost every day globally, and a study conducted by the IMF has seen the urge for women to lead the way in business as an important strategy to improve equality ratings and in turn see a countries economy grow by almost 35 per cent. Donna Rachelson, CEO of Branding and Marketing You and author of SA’s best-selling book ‘Play to Win: What women can learn from men in business’ joins CNBC Africa for more.
Michelle Rodriguez on gender equality and the importance of conscious capitalism
Critically-acclaimed actress Michelle Rodriguez sits down with Bloomberg’s Jackie Simmons at the Bloomberg Equality Summit in London for a wide-ranging conversation on driving gender equality in entertainment, business and the importance of conscious capitalism.
Promoting gender equality: The importance of sending girls to school
Promoting gender equality: The importance of sending girls to school.
Ethiopia's girls still dreaming of a better future
Although Ethiopia recently appointed its first female president, the country still has a long way to go towards achieving gender equality. But many young women are determined to smash the glass ceiling.
City of Hanover overhauls gender language usage in official texts
Hanover has put itself at the forefront of the gender equality movement by introducing language changes. Grammarians have previously decried such moves as politically-motivated adulterations of the German language.
Enhancing gender statics in Africa
Now Africa aims to strengthen the role of women through ensuring gender equality and parity in all spheres of life as set out in agenda 2063 and SDGs.
Spoken word: Pressing for progress
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Although the world has achieved progress towards gender equality and women’s empowerment, women continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world.