Women

Majority of Women in UK Do Not Bathe

By Patrick Luganda, Kampala Uganda
Water is a great asset that we often take for granted. In the tropics lack of water is a great discomfort especially for women who need it to wash and keep clean at all times.

Ms Masitula Nakamya in Kampala Uganda says that she bathes at least two times a day and adds an additional 'mini' wash of her private parts in the middle of the day. She says that not washing would make her uncomfortable and the tropical heat would cause her to have a bad odour.

What about using perfumes and deodorants to neutralize the bad body adour, I ask

Africa Should Empower Women To Address Food Security, Say Experts

Nairobi Kenya: Star News
Africa Should Empower Women To Address Food Security

BY CAROLINE KIBII
December 7, 2015

Food insecurity is a major problem that is experienced in the developing nations particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

It is expected the population will continue to rise through the next decades. This means more food is required to meet the needs of the increasing population.

Ensuring sustainable food security calls for the adoption of a different approach. There is a need to address gender inequalities.

Scientists Discover New Heat Tolerant Bean Varieties s to Beat Climate Change

Surprising Discovery of Elite Heat-Tolerant Beans Could Save
“Meat of the Poor” from Global Warming

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA (25 MARCH 2015)—Amidst fears that global warming could zap a vital source of protein that has sustained humans for centuries, bean breeders with the CGIAR global agriculture research partnership announced today the discovery of 30 new types, or lines as plant breeders refer to them, of “heat-beater” beans that could keep production from crashing in large swaths of bean-dependent Latin America and Africa.

Women and Children Look to Community Justice in Papua New Guinea

GOROKA, Papua New Guinea, May 8, 2012 (IPS) - A new community justice programme being rolled out in Papua New Guinea’s vast village court system is bringing international human rights-based laws to rural communities and boosting the protection and empowerment of women and children.

In the long term, it could help to reduce the high numbers of female and juvenile victims of abuse.