Lamido Sanusi calls for girl-child education, women empowerment

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi, has made a passionate call for the scaling up of girl-child edu­cation and women empowerment in sub-Saharan Africa. Sanusi spoke at a three-day ed­ucation transformation summit tagged ‘Transforming Education through Grassroots Innovation: A Localised Teacher-Led Approach’ on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General … Continue reading Lamido Sanusi calls for girl-child education, women empowerment

Pink to pay fines for handball players who refused bikini bottoms

American musician Pink has offered to pay the fine handed to Norway's beach handball team after they wore shorts instead of bikini bottoms. The Norwegian women's team was fined €1,500 last week for breaking the rules by the Disciplinary Committee of the European Handball Federation (EHF). But Pink said on Twitter she was "proud" of … Continue reading Pink to pay fines for handball players who refused bikini bottoms

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Two-third of the world’s women billionaires are Chinese

China is home to the most self-made women entrepreneurs in the world, according to a new report. The country minted 24 new female billionaires to start 2021, bringing the total number to 85, said Hurun Research Institute. China’s 85 female billionaires amount to two-thirds of the 130 women billionaires in the world. While the number of … Continue reading Two-third of the world’s women billionaires are Chinese

Cardi B so proud of her fake endowments

Cardi B has hit out at trolls criticizing her for having plastic surgery. The 'Clout' rapper took to Instagram to share a video of her ranting about the "s***" she gets for having cosmetic work done and called for women to start "uplifting each other". She captioned the clip: "Am I bugging ? Women talk … Continue reading Cardi B so proud of her fake endowments

Janet Jackson takes a stand for all women at the 2018 MTV EMAs

    Cuban-American singer Camila Cabello was the big winner at the MTV EMAs gala in Spain on Sunday, while Janet Jackson used her acceptance speech for a life-time achievement award to take a stand for women's rights. Image shows Janet Jackson (Right) on stage Jackson was honored with the Global Icon Award for her … Continue reading Janet Jackson takes a stand for all women at the 2018 MTV EMAs

Fame Made Me Miserable, Shirley Manson Says.

Celebrities aren't free from pain and misery as confirmed by Shirley Manson who has openly admitted that "fame made her miserable". She made the painful revelation in a chat with Q magazine. In her words: "When I was most successful I was never more miserable. "I had everything I thought I wanted and it didn't … Continue reading Fame Made Me Miserable, Shirley Manson Says.

Lessons From BET’s Honorees.

As BET's celebrate its 10th anniversary and the sixth awards ceremony, the world will never forget the lessons learnt though the event has come and gone. The'Black Girls Rock' Awards held in New York on April 1 left a lasting mark in the hearts of women around the world, not only blacks. The event served … Continue reading Lessons From BET’s Honorees.

Domestic Violence Law Enacted In China.

Domestic Violence is a legal term used everywhere around the world though the legal interpretation defers. It is the same as any violent or aggressive behavior in a family which includes: spousal abuse, intimate partner violence, battering, or family violence. An act of violence against a room-mate is also seen as domestic violence.  Violence can … Continue reading Domestic Violence Law Enacted In China.