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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 Kogi, for facilitating the election of women as deputy chairpersons

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NDI appoints Ini Edo ambassador for women’s empowerment

    NDI appoints Ini Edo ambassador for women’s empowerment
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EXTRA: Chinese school teaching women ‘unconditional obedience to men’ forced to close

    EXTRA: Chinese school teaching women ‘unconditional obedience to men’ forced to close

A school that teaches women to display “unconditional obedience” to men has been closed down by Chinese authorities. According to BBC, Fushun School of Traditional Culture was shut down by

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Chevening, Nigeria and the gender equality question

    Chevening, Nigeria and the gender equality question

On Saturday, I sat in a hall alongside 1,699 Chevening scholars from 140 countries of the world. It was an immense feeling. This bunch was full of lawyers, doctors, policy

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It will take 170 years to achieve gender equality, says Amina Mohammed

  It will take 170 years to achieve gender equality, says Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed, United Nations deputy secretary-general, says it will take at least 170 years to achieve economic equality between men

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FACT CHECK: Does gender equality bill seek to erode the rights of men?

  FACT CHECK: Does gender equality bill seek to erode the rights of men?

Contrary to the belief that the gender equality bill seeks to violate religious laws, the legislation just promotes fairness and

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Okonjo-Iweala: Malnutrition aids gender inequality

  Okonjo-Iweala: Malnutrition aids gender inequality

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance and development advocate, says gender inequality is aided by malnutrition, adding that this inequality

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10 anti-women laws you probably did not know… and the countries where they thrive

  10 anti-women laws you probably did not know… and the countries where they thrive

March 8 was the international women’s day and, all week, there have been activities and campaigns for gender equality and

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