INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: THE GENDER AGENDA GAINING MOMENTUM. BY FUNMI FALANA

International Women’s Day is an annual event held on March 8 every year to celebrate women and their achievements. It is also designed to sensitize people to the rights and plights of women globally. The first international women’s day took place on March 19, 1911. The International Women’s Day wa

s later moved to March 8, in 1913.

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Michelle Obama calls for women empowerment in Africa

Published on Aug 6, 2014

US First Lady Michelle Obama, joined by her predecessor Laura Bush, speaks about the need to empower African youth and educate women and girls on the last day of the US-Africa summit in Washington, DC on August 6, 2014.