Women are termed as a weaker vessel, yet we carry the pregnacy of heroes for 9months and endured the pains and stress, despite pains of nurturing a child even at the lost of husband , castigated and neglected .The strenght of women are second to none .Women go extra miles to make their children a better version of themselves even after the death of their husband..
Many women in Africa are subjected to various forms of social injustice, arising from customary practices that support male dominance in land ownership and inheritance, forceful eviction due to their husband or father’s death.
I dough my hat and celebrate all widows who are buiding bridges and addressing the world that left no children behind despite all odds.
Supporting community women, particularly widows are our piority at 21st Century Entrepreneur initiatives focus on two key areas: 1. on how land rights influence women’s economic empowerment in the rural communities, in this case, using sustainable empowerment in a creative way through meaningful engagement and; 2. advocating for women who are marginalized by poverty, culture, beliefs and physiological differences who end up been married off in exchange for money and later become a widow.
The main objectives are to examine how rural community women have been deprived of their land ownership rights and how a sustainable approach could provide a long-lasting change to land corruption in Africa.
Link to published international Article :
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