Social Issues

Basic income grant immediately feasible

6 months ago - 10 March 2021 | Social Issues

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKSupporters of a basic income grant (BIG) for Namibia say not only is its immediate implementation feasible but warn that without a BIG Namibia’s...

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Namibia observes International Women’s Day

6 months ago - 09 March 2021 | Social Issues

NAMPAOPUWONamibia yesterday joined the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day hosted under the theme ‘Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in...

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Covid-19 aggravates GBV

6 months ago - 08 March 2021 | Social Issues

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKThe Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated gender inequalities and placed women and girls at a much greater risk of gender-based-violence, a United Nations (UN) and...

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90% of Namibians 'socially protected'

8 months ago - 22 December 2020 | Social Issues

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKMore than 90% of the Namibian population is covered by emergency social protection responses.According to an Oxfam report conducted with Development Pathway, this is...

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Namibia slips in human development...

9 months ago - 21 December 2020 | Social Issues

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia slipped one rank to 130 among 189 countries in the Human Development Index (HDI) for 2019. This compared to ranking 129th the previous...

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Namibia tops gender gap ranking

9 months ago - 14 December 2020 | Social Issues

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia has scored a top-20 ranking on a global gender gap index, coming in at 12th place out of 153 countries.This is a massive...

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