Organisations are encouraging women to use codes to access help when faced with gender-based violence during the lockdown.
Women continue to remain the most vulnerable in society. The 2019 fourth-quarter labour force survey has revealed that at least 30.9% of women are unemployed.
The African Union and the United Nations say women can now get loans easily through a special fund dedicated to them.
The United States government will spend 100 million dollars on helping empower women economically around the world in 2020 – many of them in Africa.
The members of the United States women’s national soccer team who sued the US Soccer Federation (USSF) in March over allegations of gender discrimination can pursue their claims as a class action, a California court ruled on Friday.