Experts have called for accelerated progress in gender equality, especially empowering women in accessing life-saving medical interventions like cervical cancer vaccine-Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV).
West African Management Development and Training Institutions Network (WAMDEVIN) has challenged African leaders to implement context-specific strategies that would advance gender equality and women’s empowerment within specific sectors of their economies.
Life coach and founder, Women of Valour Global Ministry, Mrs. Lovett Kalu Obiakalusi, has admonished women to put aside feminism and gender equality in their marriage
The United Kingdom is to spend £165 million to tackle climate change and inequalities that make women and girls more vulnerable to global warming.
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.
1 Jul 2021
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.
5 Apr 2021
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.
25 Mar 2021
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.
16 Mar 2021
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