Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Enabling women to take up political leadership positions

  By Sandra Grindgärds The discussion about women in politics and public leadership positions is not new. In 1979, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was adopted (and signed by Tanzania). In the convention, the basic principle of equality between men and women, and how to ensure women’s … Continue reading Moving Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Enabling women to take up political leadership positions

Events in Pictures: Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan launches Women in Leadership Conference

Vice-President H.E Samia Suluhu Hassan gives the key-note address during the Women in Leadership Conference held at Julius Nyerere International Convention Center that gathered 100 women leaders in business, government, the private sector, civil society and politics on 12th April, 2016. CEO of UONGOZI Institute, Prof. Joseph Semboja gives his welcoming remarks on behalf of the Institute. … Continue reading Events in Pictures: Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan launches Women in Leadership Conference

It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa

By Nura-Lisa Karamagi Most of us may have seen a picture of the African woman carrying a child on her back, a pile of chopped wood on her head, and in addition, some harvest from the farm or a bucket of water. That picture depicts an African woman as an epitome of strength. Not just … Continue reading It Starts with a Woman: Taking the lead in enabling more women leaders in Africa