Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Michelle Obama Urges Young Africans to Embrace Women's Rights

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, in speaking at the Young Africans Leaders Initiative program Wednesday, urged attendees to advocate for women's rights in their home countries.  Obama told the gathering that the issue of women's rights involves men as well. "So to all the men, my brothers here today, I have a simple message. We need you to shake things up," Obama said. She said women will play a crucial role in Africa's economic future. “This is where...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter