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Breaking the chains of bias against women in Nigeria: A constitution to guarantee equality and freedom

    Breaking the chains of bias against women in Nigeria: A constitution to guarantee equality and freedom

The past week has been a battle and a period of protests for Nigerian women who watched with dismay as the National Assembly failed to pass the five gender bills

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Amina Mohammed: We need to intensify efforts on gender equality

    Amina Mohammed: We need to intensify efforts on gender equality

Amina Mohammed, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), has called on member states to intensify efforts towards achieving true and irreversible gender equality. Mohammed said this on Thursday while

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Including more women in leadership will enhance SDGs, says Orelope-Adefulire

    Including more women in leadership will enhance SDGs, says Orelope-Adefulire

Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, senior special assistant to the president on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs), says including more women in leadership will help in achieving the SDGs on equality, development and peace. 

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Gender equality: US mission holds panel discussion on women in journalism

    Gender equality: US mission holds panel discussion on women in journalism

The United States mission in Nigeria, on Thursday, hosted women in journalism to a panel discussion on promoting gender equality. The event, which held at the American Corner in Lagos

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World Bank: 2.4 billion women globally not afforded equal economic rights as men

  World Bank: 2.4 billion women globally not afforded equal economic rights as men

The World Bank says around 2.4 billion women of working age are not afforded equal economic opportunities and 178 countries

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SPOTLIGHT: Meet Sandra Ejiofor, the 29-year-old champion of girl-child education in Nigeria

  SPOTLIGHT: Meet Sandra Ejiofor, the 29-year-old champion of girl-child education in Nigeria

“We believe every woman possesses an innate ability to nurture and give substance to whatever is committed into her care.

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Report: Nigerian companies have improved gender equality — but more must be done

  Report: Nigerian companies have improved gender equality — but more must be done

Nigerian companies scored better than the global average in the participation of women in the workforce. A recent study by

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Melinda Gates: Women are marginalised — even on COVID-19 task forces worldwide

  Melinda Gates: Women are marginalised — even on COVID-19 task forces worldwide

Melinda French Gates, the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), says women are marginalised in too many

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Bill Gates & Melinda French commit $2.1bn to gender equality

  Bill Gates & Melinda French commit $2.1bn to gender equality

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates have continued their work at the Gates Foundation, by committing $2.1 billion to advance

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‘It’s a bold effort’ — UN Women commends Yahaya Bello for facilitating election of all-female deputy LG chairpersons

  ‘It’s a bold effort’ — UN Women commends Yahaya Bello for facilitating election of all-female deputy LG chairpersons

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has commended Yahaya Bello, governor of

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