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L-R: Soibi Ovia, partner/head, litigation, Duale, Ovia and Alex-Adedipe (DOA); Sumbo Ojukotola, principal, Special Correctional Centre for Girls; Jessica Anuna, CEO, Klasha/guest speaker; Ife Durosinmi-Etti, CEO, Herconomy/guest speaker, and Adeleke, Alex-Adedipe, managing partner/partner-in-charge, Telecommunication, Media and Technology, during an empowerment programne and donation of gift items to commemorate 2023 International Women's Day organized by Duale, Ovia and Alex-Adedipe at the Special Correctional Centre for Girls in Lagos.

IWD: Tech experts stress role of girl-child education in bridging digital gender gap

Experts in the Nigerian tech space have reiterated the importance of educating the girl-child on the advantages of the use of technology as a way of closing the digital gender gap in
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First Bank of Nigeria. Photo: NAIRAMETRICS

Bank reinforces commitment to empowering women

Towards commemorating the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) and promoting the socio-economic inclusion of women in the society, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has dedicated the month of March for the celebration
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Seven Nigerian women for Aurora Tech Award

Seven Nigerian women start-up founders have been shortlisted for the prestigious Aurora Tech Award 2023. The women are among the 22 finalists from different countries shortlisted for the award.
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Gender advocate and professor at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Grace Modupe Adebo (left); Executive Secretary to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC, Adebisi Ajayi; a guest; National Commissioner in charge of Outreach and Partnership, Prof. Kunle Ajayi; INEC’s National Commissioner, Prof. Rhoda Gumus; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ElectHer, Ibijioke Faborode and Acting Director Gender and Inclusivity unit, INEC, Lakunuya Dorothy with copies of the INEC gender policy.

Mainstreaming gender concerns ahead of 2023 general elections

As the general elections draw close, there are genuine concerns on the participation of women despite being almost half of the nation’s population.
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It’s International Day of the Girl-child!

Muazu Africa empowers girls to lead social change

A Social startup, Muazu Africa, designed to democratise financing, market and knowledge opportunities for early-stage female-led social enterprises is empowering girls in Nigeria, Ghana, Mozambique and Rwanda through support services and markets
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Officer-in-Charge of UNESCO Regional Office, Abuja, Lamine Sow (middle); with female students from selected schools in the FCT during an event organised by UNESCO and Stand With A Girl Initiative (SWAGI) to commemorate the 2022 International Day of Girl Child in Abuja… yesterday. PHOTO: NAN

Stakeholders chart path to glorious future for the girl child

‘I do not regret having all daughters, I don’t miss having a biological son, they have been a blessing and a source of joy to me’, says Hannah Okoye, a retired schoolteacher.
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