‘Women empowerment will end poverty’
Plan by the Federal Government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next few years can only be achieved if women are empowered to generate wealth and contribute gainfully to economic development.
‘How women empowerment can boost healing process of armed conflict victims’
Most community-based approaches to peace building failed largely due to the relegation and disempowerment of women in the design and implementation of peace building projects.
Why You Need To Jump On The "Challenge Accepted" Trend
Every day, new challenges spring up on social media, from #gamefacechallenge#, #dontleaveme# challenge, Bop daddy challenge and so much more. These trends became more during the coronavirus period, more out of boredom. However, a new trend has emerged from the depths of social media, which has users posting black and white photos, along with the…
‘A total overhaul of the current system has to be considered to achieve women empowerment in northern Nigeria’
Hafsat Sahabi Dange is a corporate lawyer; business innovation and leadership expert with over 11 years experience and currently head the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Sokoto...
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;