Monday, October 03, 2022
Wardheer News

Women with hijab found to face bias in Egypt

By Ahmed Elshamy Women wearing hijabs (Muslim headscarves) are being discriminated against by businesses in Egypt, a BBC Arabic investigation has discovered. The evidence appears to violate Egypt’s constitution, which bans discrimination based on religion, sex, race or social class. … Continued

What beauty parlours reveal about Somali women

The BBC’s Mary Harper writes about her experiences at Somali beauty parlours. I was relaxing in a comfy chair when a woman came at me with a long, sharp knife. That first time, I was terrified. Now I am accustomed … Continued

Kenyan fighting FGM crowned world’s best nurse

By Rhoda Odhiambo IASTER GUARDIANS/ Anna Qabale Duba reportedly beat more than 24,000 nominees to the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award A Kenyan nurse who campaigns against early marriage and female genital mutilation says she is “speechless” after winning a … Continued

Somalia all-female media unit breaking stereotypes

Esther Ogola An all-female media unit has been launched in Somalia with the aim of overturning stereotypes and combating challenges surrounding female journalists in the country. According to the UNDP, which launched the initiative, the unit is aimed at “providing … Continued