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6 Sep 2019
From lists ranging from oil production to corruption to butterfly population variety, Nigeria’s massive population, high rates of violence and booming economy always guarantee its place in the top three of any African list regardless of the topic. Like a three-time Olmypian always ends up somewhere near the top but with female representation in executive…
31 Aug 2019
The Chief Executive Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe, has called for better balance and increased diversity of perspectives in the country’s Brands and Marketing Communications industry.
6 Jul 2019
As part of its commitment to contribute towards the development of the next generation of leaders, British Airways recently supported the Pearl Africa Foundation, a non-profit organisation on its GirlsCoding initiative....
2 Jul 2019
“Keep quiet; do what I want, you will be fine.” “Be a happy a man of God has disvirgined (sic) you.” These are the chilling words Busola Dakolo says she was told while recounting her rape at the hands of the Pastor Commonwealth of Zion (COZA) Biodun Fatoyinbo. Dakolo’s allegations have caused national outcry and…
1 Jul 2019
“Families can be places of love, care, and fulfillment but, too often, they are also spaces where women’s and girls’ rights are violated, their voices are stifled, and where gender inequality prevails.” A flagship report by the UN Women “Progress of the world’s women 2019–2020: Families in a changing world” evaluates the reality of families…
14 Jun 2019
Feminism is one of the most popular words of the 21st century. Social media movements and watershed political events have cast a cross-industry spotlight on the term. And while it’s used everywhere from presidential debates to primary school classrooms, few seem to understand what it means. Feminism to some means angry women, to others common…
27 May 2019
The preference for a boy child over a girl,  is an ill-informed practice that still persists all over the world and amongst the worst perpetrators below China, India and Egypt and also Nigeria. The existing socio-cultural  practices in Nigerian society that cause the prevalence of male child preference among couples are wide-ranging and distressing. The…
23 May 2019
In the Dark Ages of what we now call the United Kingdom, kings and dukes needed a way to raise an army that did not require large payments of cash. This led to the beginnings of feudalism, by which land was given to people called vassals by the land's lord in exchange for a percentage…
22 May 2019
Companies that improve gender diversity -- especially at the top -- perform better and rake in higher profits, while countries that increase women employment see better economic growth, the UN said Wednesday.
15 May 2019
Forty-five tech giants committed Wednesday to double the number of women on their management boards to 30 percent by 2022, the French presidency said.
9 May 2019
Bride price is a sum of money or quantity of goods given to a bride's family by that of the groom. In many parts of Nigeria most notably the South-East, bride price must be paid first in order for the couple to get permission to marry in church or in other civil ceremonies, or the…
2 May 2019
Amongst the dust hazy skies and rolling green hills of Northern Nigeria lies a dark secret. This  secret is shrouded in a lifetime’s worth of silence, that, thanks to social media may finally be coming to an end. Violence against women is a traditional long standing practice in the North. According to Relief Web reported…

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