52 women suffered electoral violence during Anambra poll – GPSDC

Gender Perspective and Social Development Centre (GPSDC) members at the launch of the Stop Violence Against Women in Politics campaign. No fewer than 52 cases of electoral violence against women were recorded before and during the just concluded governorship election in Anambra State, the Gender Perspective and Social Development Centre (GPSDC) has revealed. Executive Director, […]

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Rotary vaccinates school girls against cervical cancer as international president visits Nigeria

Rotary International President, Shekhar Mehta, Past District Governor and Coordinator of the Cervical Cancer initiative, Dr. Olajide Akeredolu and school girls during the cervical cancer vaccination exercise held at the Rotary House, Ikeja, Lagos. To ensure that schoolgirls are free from cervical cancer, which is a leading cause of death among women, the Rotary International […]

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Experts say men too can be infertile, recommend IVF option

Throughout the first year of their marriage, her menstrual flow was constant. This cycle would be repeated for the next seven years. And, in those years when her period maintained its constancy, tears and sorrow were her uninvited guests. They never alerted her before they started cascading down her cheeks, leaving her helpless hubby to […]

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Churches, UNICEF begin move to end violence against women, girls

President of Christian Council of Nigeria and Vice President of the Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA), Most Rev. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has decried the level of violence and insecurity in the country, lamenting the inability of the government to provide shelter for vulnerable women and girls. He also lamented the inability […]

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Top women push for political reform at The Guardian’s IWD summit

Global Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank Limited, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney (left); Chairman, Board of Trustees, Women in Management, Business and Public Service. WIMBIZ, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ighodalo; Publisher, The Guardian, Lady Maiden Alex-Ibru; Guest Speaker/wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi; wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Atiku Bagudu and Representative of […]

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Iya Rainbow, Mama Awero honoured on International Women’s Day

Veteran actresses, Mrs Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow and Mrs Lanre Hassan Adesina aka Iya Awero have been honoured in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s Day. The super stars were honoured by International Breweries in a green carpet event that was held in Lagos. The event had a band of poets, drummers, and dancers […]

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FRSC dedicates 2021 International Women’s Day to Late Tolulope Arotile

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has dedicated the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration to the Late Tolulope Arotile of the Nigerian Air Force for her heroism and selfless service to the nation. A group picture of women in uniform, 4th from left, Mrs Olabisi Shonibare, representing Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mrs Folashade […]

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Plights of African woman as we mark another Women’s Day

By Funmi Falana Here comes another International Women’s Day celebration. Every day is a great day to celebrate the amazing women in your life but International Women’s Day gives you an extra reason to do just that. This Day, celebrated every year on March 8 is a global day of celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political […]

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Women seek gender parity, reject discrimination

Bassa-nge women from Gboloko Local Government Area of Kogi State celebrate the International Women’s Day in Abuja…yesterday. Photo: Lucy Ladidi Ateko • We’re not asking for lower standards for women, says CDD boss• ‘It is a call for partnership, collaboration, and amity• Yesufu blames Nigeria’s woes on women relegation• Ihekweazu faults maternal policy• COVID-19 worsened […]

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