Sarah Kuponiyi is a passionate youth leader whose work cuts across gender equality and sexual reproductive health. She is also a 2019 nominee for 120 under 40 New Generation of Family Planning Leaders
Mary Izobo is an award-winning lawyer, gender advocate and governance expert with experience in the field of human rights, governance, and the rule of law for development.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) has announced a commitment of $2.1 billion over the next five years to advance women’s economic empowerment, strengthen women and girls’ health and family planning, and accelerate women’s leadership.
Quantity surveyors under the aegis of Women Association of Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria (WAQSN) have expressed their determination to ensure gender equality in the construction industry.
An international women organisation, Soroptimist International has called for gender equality in every sector of the economy to enable women to attain highest levels in their careers.
The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has challenged women to rise against cultural practices and traditions militating against attainment of gender equality in the country.
26 Sep 2020
Stakeholders have called for an overhaul of the constitution for a change in cultural belief, with the aim of transforming the perspective of how women are mirrored in the Nigerian society.
21 Sep 2020
Experts have stressed the need for government to ensure gender equality across sectors of the economy, especially the insurance sector, for Nigeria to achieve an additional 1.25% in Gross Domestic Product
13 Jun 2020
Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi is a gender equality advocate as well as Sexual and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response expert. At the 2020 Commonwealth Day Service with the Queen of England, she was appointed Commonwealth Official Flag-bearer to lead the Procession of Her Majesty. In recognition of her incredible work on advancing gender equality, Osowobi was…
2 May 2020
Nollywood actor Akah Nnani is calling on men to do better by taking part in responsibilities at home that has before now been left to the woman. According to him, it is the job of every man to take care of his household and that includes protecting his wife from stress. The film star in…
28 Mar 2020
Having emerged winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nnewi (MBGN), Queen Okwuosa Uju has rolled her sleeves with determination to use her crown to touch lives positively.
18 Mar 2020
The Delegation of European Union (EU) to Nigeria and ECOWAS has advocated for equal opportunities for all persons so as to bridge the gender inequality gap in Nigeria.