Trizah Gatuiri (Sweetwaters)

Hi everyone Almost three- quarters of disabled people take part in no sport or either physical activity like that of non-disabled people. They are not only missing the health benefits but walking outdoors offers them a greater choice, control and independence to lead more fulfilling lives through job access, services and family social life. By overcoming one of the barries that disabled people face is by getting possible care package which should involve family and friends especially women...Read More...
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The rates of disability are increasing in some parts while some health conditions associated with disability result in poor health and extensive health care needs however people with disabilities have the same general health care needs as everyone else. People with disabilities encounter range of barriers when they attempt to access health care including the following; Prohibitive costs Affordability of health care services and transportation are reasons why people with disabilities do not...Read More...
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BACKGROUND ON ABUSES OF DISABLED WOMEN During disaster situations for example in refugee camps women with disabilities are extremely in great trouble especially those who are deaf and mute they cannot call for help when necessary or express their needs because they are unlikely to be fully understood. African women in rural areas are often sexualy abused and their family who know about it or involved in such abuses stay silent about it due to fear of further discrimination. Sometimes woman...Read More...
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Disability is now a social matter and the number of people affected with disabilities are high in most developing countries. They are likely to find themselves facing double discrimination. I believe that women with disability are capable of contributing to the society if given the opportunity. Society fails to see the full potential of those with disabilities out of fear and excludes them. If women with disabilities are likely to be employed they will be employed in low-status and paid...Read More...
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DISABLED WOMEN AND THE DISCRIMINATION THEY FACE Women with disabilites living in low- and middle- income countries are often discriminated because of their gender and disability. They are not likely to access healthcare, education and employment than men with disability or non-disabled women they experience unfair levels of discrimination eg: Social isolation rejection from the community Higher rates of gender-based violence Sexual abuse Neglects According to gender- based violence disabled...Read More...
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Sexual or gender discrimination in employment involves treating someone unfavourably because of the person sex whether they are applying for a job or a current employee.Women have made clear they have the ability to perform with the same skill and success. At times sexual harassement remains a serious problem for women in managerial ranks. The lack of high profile women role models can make it hard for women to archive more senior executives positions. For example in united nations 40%-50%...Read More...
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Women who were close enough to see higher-level positions on the corporate ladder yet could not reach them are faced by a barrier refferred to as glass ceiling. Major structural, legal and social barriers to women empowerment in public persist and range from; Discrimination mechanism of promotion. Women choice of career path. Difficulty in acheiving work- life balance. Requirements for judicial appointments. Gender issues should be embedded in mainstream governance management and policy...Read More...
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The Glass ceiling

Trizah Gatuiri (Sweetwaters)
The expression glass ceiling has been used to describe artificial barriers based on organizations that prevent qualified individuals from advancing to positions of power.Positive steps have been taken to promote equality of opportunity to greater diversity in hiring and promotions on the part of employees. In some organizations, this puts women at a competitive disadvantage because, many decisions are made by men.To crack the glass ceiling female have to build up their reputation and access...Read More...
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Ellen Johnson sir leaf was born on October 29 1938 in Monrovia Liberia A graduate of the college of west Africa at Monrovia she went to receive her bachelors degree in accounting from madision business college.Ellen Johnson sir leaf is the 24th current president of Liberia in office since 2006.She served as a minster of finance under president William Tolbert after which she left Liberia and held a senior positions at various finacial institutions. she won the presidential election and took...Read More...
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Women advancement in the corporate work place has taken significant strides over the last century. However that despite an increased presence of female employees in mind management positions executive positions continue to be male dominated.Women are underrepresented in areas of governance directorship and executive leadership. This seems to contradict the apartment momentum of promotion of leadership. I will review research that demonstrate where gender inequality is difficult to recognize...Read More...
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Wangari Muta maathai was born in Nyeri Kenya (Africa) in 1940. she was the first woman in east and central Africa to earn a doctorate degree. She obtained a degree in biological science from mount St.scholastica college in Atchison Kansas 1964 professor Wangari Maathai served on the boards of several organizations including the secretary general advisory board on disbarment and many more. in December 2002 professor Maathai was elected to parliament with an overwhelming 98 % of the vote. She...Read More...
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Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organization an effective modern leader requires a blend of intellectual qualities, the ability to think analytically,strategically and creatively.In late 1970 theory research moved beyond focusing on various types of situational supervision as the way to incrementally improve organizational performance. In 1991 to 1996 research has shown that many leaders turned to transaction leadership theory which is the most prevalent method of...Read More...
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