Mama Makoko: elderly woman making stars in the slum
Nigeria abounds with the story of unknown and unsung women making impact and creating change in their respective communities and spheres of influence. With little or no resources...
One key question single ladies must ask themselves Part 1
As a single lady, there are series of questions you tend to ask yourself while trying to figure out if the person you are dating is ‘The One’. I find that without the insight and guidance of a relationship counselor ...
…YOUR TWO FACED AGONY AUNT
Like most women there are two sides to Ego. Let’s call her warm side Lady Ego the good girl who could very much be your pastor’s wife or the dotting big sister you never had.
Raising children in today’s world
As we may have all noticed in recent times, raising children can be very demanding. We have all sorts of outside forces, seen and unseen competing for the attention of parents and children alike.
Why the gender and equality bill is important
While doing the research for this article, I came across the Australian government’s Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, and the provisions that it made for women in that country.
Women, do what is right and earn your rights!
Nigeria’s Senate recently threw out a proposed bill aimed at seeking equal rights for women. Women Rights activists say the bill was designed to promote women’s equality in Marriage
Why Women Need To Form Support Groups – Makinde
The need for women, especially those in crisis situations, to be supported by other women who may have dealt with similar situations successfully was recently emphasised at the launching of a women support...
MasterCard, UN Women Partner To Advance Women’s Empowerment
Around the world, nearly 2.4 billion people live without any form of official personal identification, and the majority of them are women.
Is the law keeping young African women safe from sexual violence?
It may be 2016 but young Nigerian girls are still being exploited by those who should be protecting them. I’m referring to the father figures, lawmakers, community leaders and even some parents. Only recently, the internet and media went into a frenzy over the notion that the age of consent had been lowered from 18…