Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "International Women’s Day"

    Female photographers share their ‘most striking’ photos

Female photographers share their ‘most striking’ photos

“I don’t really see myself as a female photographer when I take pictures. I am just a photographer. But definitely, there are several situations where I was able to be in a special place because I was a woman” -- Noriko HayashiThis year's theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s [...]

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    PEFTI, Niran Adedokun to celebrate female filmmakers

PEFTI, Niran Adedokun to celebrate female filmmakers

The Pencil Film and Television Institute (PEFTI) in conjunction with Niran Adedokun, celebrated author and lawyer, have announced plans to fete female filmmakers in Nigeria in commemoration of the international women’s day.The event is billed to hold by 12pm on Thursday, at 5, Joy Avenue, Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos.According to the organisers, it will drive conversations around the huge role women play [...]

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    Empowering women is the only way to protect their rights, says UN secretary-general

Empowering women is the only way to protect their rights, says UN secretary-general

Antonio Gutterres, secretary-general of the United Nations, says there is now a greater discrimination against women and girls around the world than ever before.Gutteres said this as part of his speech to commemorate the 2017 International Women's Day."Women’s rights are human rights. But in these troubled times, as our world becomes more unpredictable and chaotic, the rights of women and [...]

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    Nigeria ‘contributes significantly’ to global girl education crisis

Nigeria ‘contributes significantly’ to global girl education crisis

Serah Mekka, ONE Campaign's Nigeria director, says the country contributes significantly to the global crisis of girl child education."It is a global crisis that 130 million girls are not in school and Nigeria is unfortunately contributing a significant share to this," Mekka said."Renewed efforts are urgently needed. Girls’ education spurs exponential positive effects on social and economic development for generations [...]

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    Today is historic in the struggle to uplift women, says Aisha Buhari

Today is historic in the struggle to uplift women, says Aisha Buhari

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has challenged governments at all levels to rise to the global challenge of ensuring gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.Buhari gave the challenge in her message to mark this year’s International Women’s Day.She appealed all stakeholders to rise to the global challenge of ensuring the achievement of the goals in line [...]

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