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26 Nov
The International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Nigeria, has said the organization has had increase number of reported rape cases despite that the country is no longer on lock down. The organisation also said it has opened more offices across the country as the ones on ground were overwhelmed with daily reports of rape and…
25 Nov
In honour of the 30th birthday of the United Nations Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women and commencement of the UN Women’s ‘16 Days of Activism’, the WanderSafe Accord - a treaty committing international stakeholders to working together to end gender-based was launched and ratified in Sydney, Australia at a ceremony for media,…
14 Jul
Gender data has remained skewed for many years. To date, we fall behind in scaling up the numbers reported. A deep look at the Global Monitoring Media Report (GMMP) 2020 reveals that women are still poorly represented across many important economic and social sectors. However, some progress has been made in increasing women's roles in…
16 Jun
For better planning and monitoring of issues relating to women and girls, Dame Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, has called for the inclusion of gender-based indicators in data generation across the country. The minister made the call while declaring open the ongoing five-day gender-based violence data indicator harmonisation workshop for the National Strategic…
29 May
As Senate committee on constitution and electoral act amendment continues its work, a women’s group, under the auspices, Political Participation Technical Working Committee, has advocated for gender inclusion in the process...
1 May
The minister of women's affairs, Pauline Tallen, has hailed efforts by members of the National Assembly to create one hundred and eleven, (111), additional special seats for women in the political arena, saying it is a step in the right direction.  Tallen said the bill sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip, Nkiruka Onyejiocha, which has…
31 Mar
Oluwakemi Samuel, a fashion designer and a mother of three, closed down her shop in January 2020 and opted to drive an interstate commercial bus. In the last one year, she has been ferrying passengers between Oju-Ore in Ogun State and Abule Egba in Lagos . Before opting to sit behind the wheels of a…
9 Mar
BMGA Enterprise Limited (BMGA), an edtech finishing school for the next Information Revolution and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), an international university network, have announced a partnership agreement. The partnership aims to provide young women across Commonwealth countries with the knowledge and resources required to gain fundamental soft skills that strengthen their marketability for…
25 Nov 2020
Even in the midst of the pandemic, there is now an alarming four-fold increase in all forms of violence against women and girls in Nigeria, with disabled females twice as likely to experience violence. This was revealed during a webinar for media practitioners on eliminating violence against women and girls by the Spotlight Initiative, in…
24 Nov 2020
Natalie Workman is an expert in leading teams and developing people. After interviewing, hiring, training, and managing hundreds of employees, Natalie has become increasingly sure of herself as a valuable asset...
2 Oct 2020
Mainstreaming gender inclusion in governance requires institutional and legal reforms as well as deliberate efforts by political leaders to give women a fair chance to contribute their quota to development, according to panellists at the 1st Kwara State Gender Conference held on Thursday. The virtual conference was attended by former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf;…
14 Sep 2020
Women play a powerful and multifunctional role in the development of every country across the globe. Often, they take the lead in raising children and maintaining the well-being of the family, arguably one of the vital building blocks in many societies. Their direct influence on individuals within a family and the unit as a whole…
19 Aug 2020
Research has shown that more organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa are recording advance gender parity in workforce by appointing women in key leadership positions.

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