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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.…

I Became a Barrister to Please My Parents – Female Lawyer

I Became a Barrister to Please My Parents – Female Lawyer

…’Now Full-Time Dancer to Fulfil My Destiny’ Desiree Shareef is a lawyer in deference to her parents, but made a detour into dance to unleash her innate creativity and also fulfil her destiny In an…

‘Sexual Urges Can Be Curbed In Many Ways Not By FGM’

‘Sexual Urges Can Be Curbed In Many Ways Not By FGM’

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is on the rise among Nigerian girls aged 0-14. The scourge remains widespread in the country, with an estimated 19.9 million survivors, Nigeria accounts for the third highest number of women…

Amplify The Strength of Women in Media – Sydney Jack

Amplify The Strength of Women in Media – Sydney Jack

Media play important roles in society. They report on current events, provide frameworks for interpretation, mobilise citizens with regard to various issues, reproduce predominant culture and society, and entertain. As such, the media can be…

Women  Empowerment: Essential To Health, Social Development – Social Media Influencer

Women Empowerment: Essential To Health, Social Development – Social Media Influencer

As always, a woman alone has power; collectively women have impact. Traditionally women have been taught to be competitive with one another, because there was such a scarcity of jobs at the top. But it’s…

Towards Empowering Young Ladies To Embrace Their  Potentials

Towards Empowering Young Ladies To Embrace Their Potentials

It is important to celebrate the courage and confidence that women display when they embrace their own power. Despite being judged and despite societal pressures, confident women embrace their power by making the personal and…

Women Are Bullied In The Workplace Due To Lack Of Effective Legislation – Yusuf

Women around the world are disproportionately impacted by gender- based violence including sexual harassment and assault at work. Millions of female workers are forced to work in an intimidating, hostile or humiliating environment, and experience…

Melody: Providing Support, Interventions During Men’s Formative Years’ll Curb SGBV

Melody: Providing Support, Interventions During Men’s Formative Years’ll Curb SGBV

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have always been in the forefront of promoting new ideas and in encouraging governments to implement them. At all levels, local, national and international, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) represent the ‘voice of the…

Moving To Help Women Break Career Glass Ceilings

Moving To Help Women Break Career Glass Ceilings

Women constitute about 50 per cent of the Nigerian population but do not enjoy equal access with men in decision making and power-sharing. Professionals at a recent leadership summit hosted by House of Rose Professional…

Why We’re Honouring Exceptional Kids In Nigeria, by Yuba

Why We’re Honouring Exceptional Kids In Nigeria, by Yuba

Despite the deplorable state of the educational system in Nigeria, there are exceptional kids who have shown ability and excellence in their academic work. These kids need to be appreciated and honoured to motivate other…