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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…
Akah Nnani
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.
16 Mar 2020
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.
10 Mar 2020
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.
6 Mar 2020
As the world celebrates the International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, 2020, experts have stressed the need for gender equality, saying that it is necessary for economies and communities to thrive.
6 Mar 2020
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.
24 Jan 2020
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.
15 Jan 2020
The need for gender equality and access to higher education has been described as a veritable tool to enhance and sustain national development.
23 Nov 2019
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with UN Women, The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), World Bank Group...
21 Apr 2019
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…

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