Africa’s first elected female president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf launches scheme to train women leaders — One World, One Voice — Life & Soul Magazine

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female head of state and former president of Liberia, has launched a new scheme to train a “wave” of women leaders in the continent. The Amujae Initiative, which means “we are going up” in Liberian local dialect, will, in its first year, provide mentorship to 15 women leaders. The […] […]

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Brehon Laws | Children and the status Women in early Ireland — Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland

Prior to the Anglo-Norman invasions Ireland was home to between 80-140 independent petty kingdoms called túatha. A person’s idea of nationhood was local to their home túath and kin-group (fine). Each túath had its king elected from among its noble grades, each had their own customs and traditions, styles of dress, particular songs and legends…

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