International Widows’ Day
In 2011, the United Nations introduced the concept of International Widows’ Day to ensure that widows are treated equally to other women in society.
28 Jun 2019
To mark the International Widows Day, international Women Society (IWS) has said 15 million widows in Nigeria are living in abject poverty. Speaking at an event to mark the day at IWS skills acquisition centre, Lekki, IWS President, Nkoli Ogbolu tasked government to make legislation that will protect and empower the widows. She said the…
3 Jul 2016
I commemoration of this year’s International Widows’ Day, the Felix King Charity Foundation recently staged a special conference in Lagos, in honour of widows, whose rights are often trampled upon.