Berlin passes first German state anti-discrimination law
The city-state's new law explicitly bars public authorities, including police, from discriminating based on skin color, gender and other factors. Lawmakers say the new rules help to address systemic racism in Germany.
Nigerians speak on International Women's Day 2020: #EachForEqual
How will you help forge a gender-equal world because an equal world is an enabled world? Nigerians speak on International Women's Day 2020.
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.
DJ Wendy Rose spins past stereotypes in Congo
She's challenging social and gender norms by pursuing her dream of becoming one of Kinshasa's hottest DJs. Meet DJ Wendy Rose.
Kenya to include intersex category during next month's census
Kenya will include intersex category, along with 'male' and 'female', in the section on gender in her next month's census. Intersex is a term that describes people who are born with a variety of characteristics that do not fit into traditional conceptions of female or male bodies.
Rwanda – real equality or gender-washing?
Few countries have more women in politics than Rwanda. They make up 60 percent of the lawmakers, 50 percent of the cabinet and half of the supreme court judges. But how much influence does this translate into.
Twitter's 'Toxic' work environment for women
With gender inequality prevalent throughout the world, Amnesty International points out Twitter's "toxic" work environment for women.
Bridging the gender gap
These women have never felt disadvantaged because of their gender, and are consistently fighting the stereotype that women are inferior to men and should, therefore, earn less.
Gender based violence - Group creates awareness in Abeokuta
Gender-based violence - Group creates awareness in Abeokuta.