#CSW61: Men Should be Prepared to Lose their Positions to Women – UN Sec-Gen. António Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has asked men to be prepared to lose more positions to women so as to ensure gender parity. Guterres told women’s rights activists and civil society representatives at a town hall discussion at UN headquarters in New York that “the clear objective of our time is parity rooted in women’s empowerment”. “Gender […]

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Wole Soyinka Fulfils Pledge, Tears His US Passport

During the heat of the US presidential elections, Nigeria’s Nobel prize-winning author, Wole Soyinka in his support for Hillary Clinton promised to destroy his Green card and and leave the US if Donald Trump won the US presidential elections (I think he never expected Trump to even come close to winning). The 82-year-old playwright novelist […]

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