Several concerned stakeholders, Network on Police Reform In Nigeria (NOPRIN), OSIWA and Project Alert have noted with despair the continuous assault, rape, molestation and unwarranted arrests of women by law enforcement officials, calling government at all levels to urgently look into the situation.
Women in tech urged to scale for global impact
Women in technology, especially female founders of tech start-ups have been urged to scale up for global impact despite the various challenges the market and environment throws at them.
Eloy conference to empower women SMEs, offer N1m grant
Eloy Foundation, conveners of the biggest women’s awards in the country Eloy Awards, would be empowering women in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) at its 2019 Eloy Conference themed, Empower to Sustain her.
Project 40 for 40 partners, empowers underprivileged girls in Lagos slum communities
While the United Nations has called for concerted efforts and investments in the girl- child education, health, safety and 21st-century skills, no fewer than 44 underprivileged girls in the rural and urban slums of Lagos State have been empowered in different skills.
Bruised but not broken: Dabira women conference breaks the silence on pain, Trauma
The annual Dabira Women Conference held over the weekend in Lagos, drawing women and men from all walks of life for a life-changing explosive session. Aptly titled: “Bruised but not broken,” the conference which is in its seventh year fielded two different panels....
Children’s creativity takes centre-stage at LagosMums 6th annual parenting conference & exhibition
The LagosMums 6th Annual Parenting Conference and Exhibition held on October 12, 2019 at Harbor Point Victoria Island, Lagos and it was well attended. The Saturday event served as an extension of the online hub, providing a face-to-face forum for networking and discussions on parenting in the 21st Century.
‘Empowering the African woman would strengthen family units, not break it’
My organisation is the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF). It is a pan-African non-profit organisation that nurtures and actively promotes women’s innovation and entrepreneurship in Africa through its development programmes, accelerators, and networking events.
Mind the mindless scroll
Have you had a wake call recently? I have. Of all things, it was my phone that gave me a wake-up call. In a notification which felt more like an admonishing flashing bright on my screen...
Xperience womanity honours wedomen in Ghana
The Xperience Womanity Awards and Conference 2019 Ghana Edition held successfully on July 26 and 27th at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites in Alisa, Accra – Ghana.
UN reiterates support for Edo State initiatives on women empowerment
The United Nations (UN) organ working for the empowerment of women, also known as UN Women, has pledged support to Edo State Government’s policies...