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Tyessi: Gender Equality Is Achievable In Nigeria If…

Tyessi: Gender Equality Is Achievable In Nigeria If…

Regardless of where you live, gender equality is a fundamental human right. Advancing gender equality is critical to all areas of a healthy society, from reducing poverty to promoting health, education, protection and the well-being…

Survivors, Activists Unite on Ending FGM

Survivors, Activists Unite on Ending FGM

…As CEE-Hope, HEARTS100 Step up Awareness, Highlight Health Impact For Folashade Onikoyi, the yearly commemoration of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is a very important day when the global…

Okeke-Lawal: We Offer Nigerians Growth Opportunities Through Investment Immigration

Okeke-Lawal: We Offer Nigerians Growth Opportunities Through Investment Immigration

Mrs Amaka Okeke-Lawal, executive director of Optiva Capital Partners, a leading investment immigration wealth management company, with responsibility for overall business development, in a recent encounter with journalists, relayed her gradual rise in the organisation,…

Pursue Careers Adjudged Male Dominated, Cyber Security Expert Urges Women

Pursue Careers Adjudged Male Dominated, Cyber Security Expert Urges Women

Mrs. Chioma Chigozie- Okwum is certainly creating waves in the cyber security world. She’s a cyber-security research- er, educator and content creator. She’s among a few women, who believe that a woman can venture into…

Okeke-Lawal: We Offer Nigerians Growth Opportunities Through Investment Immigration

Okeke-Lawal: We Offer Nigerians Growth Opportunities Through Investment Immigration

Mrs Amaka Okeke-Lawal, executive director of Optiva Capital Partners, a leading investment immigration wealth management company, with responsibility for overall business development, in a recent encounter with journalists, relayed her gradual rise in the organisation,…

Towards Ending Breast Ironing, Other Harmful Practices Against Women, Girls

Towards Ending Breast Ironing, Other Harmful Practices Against Women, Girls

In Nigeria, despite global, regional, national laws, policies and programmes, women and girl-children are still being subjected to dehumanising traditions. Traditions may not be easily changed as they are established practices and their adherence surpass…

FG Should Domesticate Maputo Protocol to End GBV – Dipo-Salami

FG Should Domesticate Maputo Protocol to End GBV – Dipo-Salami

One of the world’s most comprehensive and progressive women’s human rights instruments is the Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women in Africa also known as the Maputo Protocol. The Maputo protocol…

I’m Changing the Status Quo For Women With Disabilities – Auta

I’m Changing the Status Quo For Women With Disabilities – Auta

Globally, several efforts have been made to promote the rights and inclusion of vulnerable members of society. However, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria are constantly faced with several barriers hindering them from achieving their…

‘Tackling GBV Must Be Prioritised To Curb Women’s Deaths, Morbidity’

‘Tackling GBV Must Be Prioritised To Curb Women’s Deaths, Morbidity’

A yet-to-be identified husband allegedly murdered his wife in the Olota area of Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State over her failure to cook his meal on Thursday, December 14. According to a…

Women Meant To Support Families, Not Be Housewives

Women Meant To Support Families, Not Be Housewives

Mrs Folashade Afolabi is the founder of Matilda David Foundation (MDF), located at the Iyana-Odo, Egbeda area of Lagos State. Folashade’s passion is to lend helping hands to vulnerable people, especially women and the youth.…