Afghan women’s rights advocate, negotiator injured in attack

“I strongly condemn the assassination attempt on Ms Fawzia Koofi and call upon the government to identify and apprehend the culprits and possible motive for the attack,” Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the High Council for National Reconciliation, said on Twitter.

EXCLUSIVE! Koena Mitra On Freedom Of Women In India: We Are Born Free, But Some Need Reminders

Sharing her thoughts on freedom of women in India, Koena Mitra said, “Women are free everywhere, they should know how and when to claim themselves. Men are apparently empowering women; I keep reading their quotes and laugh out loud. They came from women!! Every living being came from females. What empowerment?”

COVID hits hockey: Men’s camp uncertain after 6 positive cases, women’s camp still on

“The federation officials also need to take some responsibility. They should have ensured that the players adhere to quarantine rules at home. Look at the girls, all of them tested negative which shows that they are more responsible and disciplined than their male counterparts,” he added.

Marsha Blackburn responds to ‘We Have Her Back’: They should have the backs of conservative women too

“We must equalize treatment and respect of all women in the political process,” sthe GOP lawmaker wrote. ”This would allow the American public, and women in particular, to engage in a respectful debate and point/counterpoint on issues of importance to women and their families.”

Priyanka Chopra honours ‘fearless women leaders’ in special Independence Day video. Watch

After US Senator Kamala Harris was picked as the running mate for Democratic party presidential candidate Joe Biden, Priyanka had written: “This is a historical, transformational, and proud moment for all women. All women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women. Congratulations @kamalaharris on becoming the first Black woman and FIRST PERSON […]

No women in Forbes’ top 100 athletes list as Mayweather reclaims top spot

Serena Williams, winner of 23 grand slam tennis singles titles, was the sole female representative last year but she has since largely been inactive, owing to pregnancy and giving birth to her daughter Alexis in September. Though still substantial, her $18m (£13.4m) off-court earnings from sponsors were insufficient for her to make the top 100.

Meghan Markle’s links with Jacinda Arden are a possible hint at her future in politics

“I imagine they would be very relaxed about Meghan pursuing her political aspirations. She is no longer a working member of the family so is free to do whatever she wants, provided she doesn’t use her royal connection. But she is so well-known she wouldn’t need to,” she said. 

UN says more than 70 killed in clashes in South Sudan

There were high hopes that South Sudan would have peace and stability after gaining its long-fought independence from neighboring Sudan in 2011. But the world’s youngest nation slid into ethnic violence in December 2013, when forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, a Dinka, started battling those loyal to Riek Machar, his former vice president who […]

NDDC Probe: Senate Committee indicted Pondei’s EIMC on Lassa fever PPKs not me – Nunieh

READ ALSO: NDDC Probe: Pondei petitions, asks Police to carry out investigation on contracts awarded “The committee stated in its report, the reasons why they recommended the EIMC to make the refund of a total of N4.93 Billion, to the Federation account.  No where in the 121 page Report, did the committee indict or recommend […]

How police truncated investigations of my daughter’s rape case ― Mother of deceased

“We should pray not to find ourselves into trouble because nobody will investigate anything. We are very angry because the suspects have not been punished. The local government chairman and even the state governor did not even bother to visit the family. If it were in Lagos, when someone is killed unjustly like this, the […]