The widow of Nelson Mandela punctured the self-congratulatory mood of the UN summit on Tuesday, saying world leaders had failed to rise to the challenge of climate change.
As world leaders gather in New York this week, one of the topics of discussion is gender equality.
Graca Machel and Melinda Gates sat down exclusively with the BBC's Laura Trevelyan to talk about efforts to educated women and girls.
Over seventy representatives of fifteen Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations (WEAs) from all across Tanzania came together on August 26, 2014 at the ILO office in Dar es Salaam for a mobilization and sensitization workshop on the participation of Tanzanian WEAs in the Network of African Business Women (NABW). The event was graced by Her Excellency Graça Machel, founder of the Graça Machel Trust.
As the Ebola crisis continues to fester across West Africa, former heads of state as well as leaders from civil society and business have launched a petition call for more solidarity and a more coordinated approach to deal with the Ebola outbreak in the region.
Johannesburg: A South Africa-based outfit involved in conflict resolution has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace for its efforts in promoting peace and addressing disputes globally.