World Bank lists 40 economies with reforms on women empowerment
The regulatory environment for women’s economic participation has improved over the past two years, but Nigeria is missing mention among 40 countries that enacted 62 reforms that will help women.
FG restates commitment to women empowerment
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has said the Federal Government is committed to increasing opportunities and financial support for women towards enhancing Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
The economic prospects of gender mainstreaming
2018 is being described as the year of the woman where women are moving into spaces they normally would not occupy. This mainstream effect of women empowerment through the times up movement and others, has had a trickle-down effect on countries around the world including Nigeria. This makes one wonder if the global shift to…
Foundation empowers women with free healthcare, food items
A non-governmental organization, Olagoke Victor Laniyan (OVL) Foundation has empowered a thousand widows, pregnant women and underprivileged persons with free healthcare and food items through its Love Outreach Programme for the yuletide season. The outreach programme, which was held at Multipurpose Hall of the University of Lagos, featured distribution of various food items, medical check-ups…
Announcing Thrive Women Conference 2018
Thrive Women Solutions (TWS) is delighted to announce the inaugural Annual Thrive Women Conference which will be taking place on Thursday 15th November at The Civic Centre, Lagos by 8 am. The conference is a one-day event for 250 participants targeted at enlightening and empowering female entrepreneurs, would be entrepreneurs and career women. The Theme of this year’s Conference is “The Nigerian Woman as an Economic and Socio-Political Powerhouse”. It will comprise the opening and closing ceremonies with raffle draw, lunch, tea break and three sessions covering;
Wear Your Power: Fashion Items That Give Instant Empowerment
Fashion in 2018 is a bit more deliberate than what it was, say, in the last five years. The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have infringed into style something that is a bit unexpected but necessary. International fashion designers like Prabal Gurung and Marc Jacobs are focussing on lending their art to these movements; the latest…
LCCI charges governmentt on gender gaps closure, women empowerment
Nike Akande also hinged her position on the fact that the World Bank Group has created the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, which is expected to leverage more than US$1 billion to help unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs.
Don't Miss the SLAY Festival This Weekend!
Lagos, Nigeria - January 2016 - Digital media company She Leads Africa has announced the launch of the SLAY Festival, an outdoor celebration of innovation, culture and technology with African women at the center. She Leads Africa is a community that helps young African women achieve their professional dreams. With engaging online content and pan-African events, our vision is…