Gender Equality

Women’s Empowerment in Africa

Women’s empowerment in Africa plays an integral role in the region’s efforts to reduce poverty. Women’s empowerment is defined as a woman’s opportunity to make important life choices, whether economic, familial, personal or social. Empowering women not only benefits the women but their families and communities as well. These empowered women […]

Women’s bible published by Female theologians to counter claims that the Holy Book is sexist

A group of Protestant and Catholic feminist theologians have released A Woman’s Bible arguing that the Holy Book is not misogynistic but a tool for female emancipation. Sparked by the Harvey Weinstein scandal, the #MeToo movement has sent shockwaves around the world about sexual abuse around the world at home and in the workplace. Many feminists […]

Stakeholders seek enabling environment to support women in politics, business

Stakeholders, traditional rulers and concerned Nigerians yesterday at the second edition of Hannah Idowu Dideolu (HID) Awolowo Foundation lecture in Lagos reiterated the need for increased efforts geared towards the creation of an enabling environment to ensure that women in the country realise their full potentials in politics and business. […]