Gender inequality is a philosophical problem
Most Nigerians would testify that they grew up around strong women; their grandmothers, mothers, sisters, aunties, teachers and so on. We are certainly a nation that is interested in womanhood.
Preventing school-related gender-based violence
In Cameroon, 30 per cent of sexual violence experienced by schoolgirls was reportedly committed by male students; In the Netherlands, a study reports that 27 per cent of students had been sexually harassed by a school personnel.
Gender sensitization of water collection in Africa
Improvements made in the availability, affordability and accessibility of water and sanitation goes a long way to improving the quality of life for the lives of billions of people.
The rise of fake feminist opinion
Feminists themselves must take some of the blame for this. They have been pandering to “choice feminism,” where anything a woman does is considered feminist so long as it is her so-called choice.
Improving women representation across board
As a woman, if you find yourself in an office where there are few women or are the only woman, it is your duty to lobby, if you will, for more opportunities for women.
The hypocrites that we are
Let’s start with the bad news. A ground-breaking survey led by The Initiative for Equal Rights has found that support for the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA) remains at 90%.
How the arts and media shape gender perception
I attended a panel discussion at the Lagos X Art fair, recently, and one of the artists expressed that being labelled female artist at various art exhibitions and showcases usually made people focus more on her gender and instead of focusing on the art itself.
Transforming a nation, one woman at a time
When African governments and donors treat the agricultural sector in Africa as a commercially viable sector, there is a potential to create millions of jobs and dollars in revenue.