Stakeholders call for constitutional reform to enhance gender equality
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.
Experts task government on gender equality to boost insurance growth
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
'We need to start teaching consent, gender equality in schools, worship places'
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…
When She Cooks, I Wash The Dishes - Actor Akah Advocates For Gender Equality At Home
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…
Queen Okwuosa... A beauty with goodwill for humanity
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.
Insurers task governments on gender equality to achieve 1.25% economic growth
Considering the prevalent gender inequality in Nigeria, shareholders in the nation’s insurance industry have enjoined the government at all levels to close the gender gap in major aspects of society.
Fiscal policy as tool for promotion of gender equality
Despite the increase in female labour force participation over the past three decades, women still do not have the same opportunities as men to participate in economic activities in most countries.
2020 International Women’s Day advocates gender equality
To commemorate the 2020 International Women’s Day, the United Nations has called on world governments, public and private organisations to ensure there is equal opportunity for all regardless of gender.
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.