April 14 is Equal Pay Day here in the U.S. – this day signifies how far into the year women must work to match the total earnings that men received in the previous year. In the U.S., women are compensated just 77 percent of what their male counterparts earn, and this discrepancy is even greater for African American and Latina women.
This week marks one year since 276 girls were abducted from their school dorm in Chibok, Nigeria.
In February, Women Thrive and its partners were in Kigali, Rwanda to advocate for girls’ education at the Sub-Saharan Africa Ministerial Conference on Education Post-2015, a key milestone in the road to the United Nation
The TUSEME program—an initiative supported by UNICEF and Women Thrive’s partner the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)—is one of those success stories we do not hear of enough, but yearn to read about