Tag: Gender Empowerment

Field Stories

Changing Cultural Norms through Education: Voices from Ghanaian Female Principals

By Dr Corinne Brion
“If you educate a man, you educate an individual.But if you educate a woman, you educate a nation.”African proverb from the Fante tribe, Central coastal region of Ghana. Introduction With 17 goals and 169 targets, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to eradicate poverty in all its forms by 2030. Goal #5 reads: Achieve gender equality and empower all women […]

Field Stories

Students with a Passion for Realising Gender Empowerment

By Brendan O’Malley, University World News
This article is part of a series on Transformative Leadership published by University World News in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. University World News is solely responsible for the editorial content. Tanyaradzwa Chinyukwi, 24, grew up in an environment in southern Zimbabwe, where life was tough and girls were always looked down upon. She was born in Masvingo and from the age of two to eight […]