NHRC commends Udom over fight against gender violence, rape
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has received kudos from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for his fight against rape and other gender-based violence
The Need for Gender-Neutral Parenting
The menace of gender inequality that we struggle with within the Nigerian society largely stems from a dysfunctional parenting model that reinforces heterodox gender roles. This parenting model is deleterious to the fight of gender equality and inclusion, and it embodies a vicious cycle that is passed from generation to generation. We have to hack…
Time to implement national gender policy
It is still strange that twenty-five years after the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a progressive roadmap for gender equality, the 2020 International Women’s Day
UN Women seek robust media partnership on gender issues
- CDD Canvasses Removal Of Barriers Limiting Women In Politics County representative of the United Nations Women and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Nigeria, Comfort Lamptey has called on the media to collaborate with UN agency to positively promote its activities, educating Nigerians on progress and challenges of women, as the…
Billy Porter Speaks On Playing 'Genderless Fairy Godmother' In "Cinderella" Remake
A new “Cinderella” remake is set to premiere in 2021 and will feature Billy Porter as Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother. He is perhaps the first man to hold the role in a mainstream adaptation of the tale, and he calls it "a classic fairytale for a new generation." But, Porter says he will portray the Godmother as 'genderless'. "It hit…
U.S.-Iran clash and the rest of us
Escalated tension between the United States (U.S.) and Iran has lately gone on a roller coaster drive, with reverberating effects in many parts of the world including Nigeria.
Can You Choose the Sex of Your Baby?
In the 1960s, an idea started to form and made very popular by Dr Shettles and Rorvik in their book How to Choose The Sex Of Your Baby. In this book, Dr Shettles claimed to have noticed that there were two distinct populations of spermatozoa and concluded that the ones with the smaller heads had the…
Australia, World Bank back FG in mainstreaming gender project
The Australian Government and the World Bank are backing the Federal Government’s move to factor in the unique needs of women and people with special needs in the design of project implementation under the pubic and private partnership (PPP) in the country.
Nigeria ranks 23 out of 38 African countries for female ministerial representation
From lists ranging from oil production to corruption to butterfly population variety, Nigeria’s massive population, high rates of violence and booming economy always guarantee its place in the top three of any African list regardless of the topic. Like a three-time Olmypian always ends up somewhere near the top but with female representation in executive…
A custom that precludes a testator from devising her legitimate property based on gender is repugnant to natural justice
NWUDE v. NWUDE & ORS (2019) LPELR-48337 (CA) In the Court of Appeal In the Enugu Judicial Division Holden at Enugu ON THURSDAY, 1ST AUGUST, 2019 Suit No: CA/E/181/2013 Before Their Lordships: IGNATIUS IGWE AGUBE, JCA CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, JCA ABUBAKAR SADIQ UMAR, JCA Between IKECHUKWU NWUDE -Appellant(s) And 1. OBIORAH NWUDE …