"I call on the members of the largest youth generation in history to face the challenges and consider what you can do to solve it. To control your destiny and translate your dreams into a better future for all." Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
On top of being the first woman president of the Senate of Barbados, Kerryann F. Ifill is also the first person with a disability and the youngest to ever hold the position. This interview was conducted at the 133rd IPU Assembly.
Water and Irrigation Minister Charity Ngilu launched her presidential bid on Sunday and pledged to focus on women and the youth empowerment if elected Kenya's fourth President in next year's General Elections.
Launching her bid on the Narc party at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the...
Korea: Ban: leadership of young women crucial to advance development worldwide
The empowerment of young women is key for advancing development around the world, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, adding that it is a priority for the United Nations to encourage their active participation in society.
“The lack of women’s representation – of women’s empowerment – affects...
Kenya Human Development Report 1999: Gender and Human Development
This report presents an overview of the state of human development in Kenya, focusing primarily on poverty and gender inequality. It reflects the significant differences in economic and social development across provinces and districts, between rural and urban development, and between women and men.