Around eight in 10 women will experience some form of mental health illnesses such as clinical depression, anxiety, drug abuse and postpartum depression in their lifetime.
As the world marks another International Women’s Day (IWD), Baobab for Women’s Human Rights has joined other women’s groups and individuals around the world to galvanise action towards making the vision of a gender equal world a reality.
Leading financial service and community, Herconomy, is steady on a mission to empower women through various means, such as capacity building, enterprise challenges, training sessions and more. Since its inception in 2019, the organisation has been uplifting and empowering women through it’s initiatives.
Many Nigerians are beginning to agree with Hajia Naja’atu Muhammad, who had accused the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of being physically and mentally unfit to govern Nigeria.
During the launch of the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure also called the Deep Blue Project, in Lagos, on June 10, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari had declared that with the project,
The Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) Lagos State Chapter has joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). In line with this year's theme "Partnering with Men and Boys to Transform Social and Gender Norms to End FGM", the association calls on the…
The level of political dynamism across the Northern part of the country as we count down to the February Presidential election is palpably unprecedented.
Blessing Timidi Digha has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to Female Genital Mutilation. She is a community-based researcher with over 20 years of experience working on issues centered on Gender Based Violence.
Passionate about the wellbeing of the aged in the society, Mrs. Oluremi Ajayi has said that her Non-Governmental Organisation, Compassion for the Aged Foundation (CAF) would continue to provide necessary supports for senior citizens in the country. Speaking during an outreach put together for the aged by CAF at Wooro in Obafemi Owode local council…
As a civil society organisation advancing the rights of women and girls, Gender Mobile Initiative (GMI) has emphasised the need to make institutions of learning safe for everyone to thrive, particularly women and girls. According to the Executive Director of the organisation, Omowumi Ogunrotimi, school-related sexual violence has assumed an epidemic proportion. She noted that…
24 Dec 2022
Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, has launched her memoir, Living For Higher Purpose, where she chronicles her journey towards setting up a response centre and team dedicated to addressing and helping victims and survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the state. Vivour-Adeniyi, who said…
17 Dec 2022
Piqued at the worrying trend the 2023 elections is going Women’s right organisation and movement has told political parties to stop every forms of violence against female politicians.