In preparation for writing our new research report, Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership, AAUW’s research team conducted an exhaustive (and exhausting) review of the recent academic and popular literature on women and leadership. For the most part, existing research overlooks the experiences of women of color. […]

In this age and day, negative perceptions about Africa perpetuated by Western media persist. It goes beyond the negative reporting – it is an indication of no nuance and context that pervades Western media houses. It also indicates the racial undertones that prevail in the Western world, and with the […]

Female prisoners in Kenya are pleading with authorities to implement new laws that will allow them to have sexual intimacy with their spouses when they visit. Sofia Swaleh who is serving a life sentence, speaking on behalf of her inmates said the time given to their visiting spouses and relatives is too short […]