DFID spends £250m yearly on gender equality programmes
The Department For International Development (DFID), said it invests £250 million yearly for the promotion of programmes anchored on gender equality, because it is golden, the Deputy Head of the DFID Office in Nigeria, John Primrose, has said.
Gender equality, others panacea to sustainable development, says don
The need for gender equality and access to higher education has been described as a veritable tool to enhance and sustain national development.
The Papua New Guinean Tribe Where Gender Roles Are Flexible
The Chambri are an ethnic group in the Chambri Lakes region in the East Sepik province of Papua New Guinea. This community is located near Chambri Lake in Papua New Guinea, in the middle region of the Sepik River. The Chambri consist of three villages: Indingai, Wombun, and Kilimbit. Together, these communities contain about 1,000…
NSE calls for the use of technology to promote gender parity
Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has called on the use of technology to promote gender equality as the world marks International Women’s day today. The Union in a statement, said it would be holding a half-day conference on Gender equality in Exchange in Lagos. The event which is organized in partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC),…
‘I’m passionate about promoting gender equality'
Ifedayo Durosinmi Etti is a marketing and sustainability expert with over a decade of management and leadership experience working in the fashion, marketing and manufacturing industries. She holds a degree in Biochemistry and an MBA in Global Business.
Gender equality in the workplace and diversity
The notion of empowering women at work is inextricably linked to the concept of Diversity & Inclusion, also known as D&I in the forward-thinking Human Resources departments of the Corporate World. How can we, on the one hand be fighting for equality among the genders if we don’t pay attention to the fight against racism…
Stakeholders urge school girls, women to break barriers to gender equality
Stakeholders have urged girls and women to continually seek knowledge by reading widely to break barriers that relegate them to the background in the society.
Expect brighter future, Buhari tells Nigerians
Text of national broadcast by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 58th Independence anniversary, October 1, 2018 Fellow Nigerians, Today is a day of celebration and solemn reflection. It is the anniversary of the day Nigerians realised one of the most cherished of human desires – the desire…
NSE joins global peers to promote gender equality
For the fourth year, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will join other global exchanges on March 8, to promote gender equality in celebration of the 110th International Women’s Day (IWD), at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos.
Gender equality: How possible in Nigeria?
Sir: The culture in Nigeria heavily discriminates against women. Our attitude to the female gender is borne out largely of ignorance and lower state of evolution.
UK pledges support for Nigerian women’s participation in politics
The British government will support Nigerian women who want to be actively involved in politics. The UK Special envoy on gender equality, Joanna Roper, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that there was the need to increase women participation in politics in Nigeria. stated this in an interview with the News.