International Day of Education 2024 – Learning for Lasting Peace

Education is For Girls Too Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world                                 -Nelson Mandela- As the world celebrates International Day of Education, one novel comes to mind, Fahrenheit 451. The novel depicts a society that suppresses knowledge through book burning. This serves as a profound reminder of […]

Why People Get Rejected for Fully Funded Opportunities

In the pursuit of our dreams, there’s one universal truth we all must face: Rejection. It’s that unsettling feeling that gnaws at our confidence. Rejections are not just a reflection of our capabilities; they’re often the result of a complex interplay of various factors.  Occasionally, this somber truth can act as an obstacle, preventing individuals […]

Men Picking Up The Gauntlet 11!!! – Noel Alumona

For a long time, most advocacy was channeled at the girl child. This caused a tilt in the balance of things as women were being empowered but men were not. At first, it felt like men were all right and didn’t need empowerment. But as time went on, we realized that some of the toxic […]

International Women’s Day 2023: “DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality”

It is International women’s day and this year’s focus is on DigitALL: innovation and technology for gender equality. Currently, there exists a wide gender gap in the IT space and the reason is that, for years, women have beloved that technology was just for men. Given our history, this is actually a ridiculous ideology because […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023

Over time, the science educational journey of women and girls has continued to evolve. From the time when women couldn’t go to school, to the time when science was considered a male field of study to today where it is perfectly normal to see a female professor of molecular biology.  Currently, there are lots of […]

International Day of Education 2023

This year’s International Day of Education is dedicated to girls and women in Afghanistan who have been deprived of their right to education by UNESCO. Here is a short fiction on my blog to depict the situation in Afghanistan. Afsoon writhed in pain as her mother massaged her forehead. “Lie still”, mother said. “It’ll be […]

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