Tag: Gender equality

Op-Ed EditorMay 13, 2016

Opinion: Nigerians need to change the way we look at women and girls

Tosin is a friend of mine who’s down to earth, hardworking and full of laughter. She also has a keen ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 23, 2016

Gender equality: Is the giant of Africa on the global stage?

In the past few weeks, one of the most important topics that has dominated the discourse among Nigerians is the ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 16, 2016

#GEOBill: The 3 Northern Senators who opposed Gender Equality Bill

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday rejected a bill to institute gender parity. The bill which was sponsored by Senator Biodun ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 15, 2016

#GEOBill: Saraki says there’s still hope for Gender Equality Bill

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, stated that the Gender Equality Bill that was turned down ...

Mazi EmekaFebruary 9, 2016

Enugu lawmakers reject bill on equal opportunity for both genders [DETAILS]

Members of the Enugu state House of Assembly, on Tuesday, fiercely rejected a bill on gender equality (equality between men ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 11, 2015

The worst tweets of the week (11.09.15)

Another week and another batch of utterly stupid tweets. Like, absolutely stupid. 1. Those annoying feminists Meet today’s contestant in ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 7, 2015

Northern Nigeria and the subjugation of women’s rights

With acrimony in my heart, I watched in silence as nineteen-year-old Hajara recounted her ordeal to me, left arm in ...

SugabellySeptember 1, 2015

21st century feminism: A wrong perception of equality

“With every big, historical movement comes the danger that we will swing too far to the other extreme, tipping the balance ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 1, 2015

Does feminism preach gender equality or women’s rights?

Next week, I will sit in a bus that is speeding along the tarred road. The trees will hurry past ...

Mallam YeroAugust 20, 2015

Gender Equality, Digital Media & Crisis Management: What brands can learn from Access Bank

“My version of feminism means acknowledging that women have and continue to have gotten the bad end of things, politically ...

Mallam YeroJuly 21, 2015

How an internal debate about shoes taught me about gender

  The other day I was having an argument… with myself… on which gender had uglier shoes, the men or ...

Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

It’s official: Police IG appoints Force Gender Adviser

by James Sambo In a bid to consolidate on the gains made by the Nigeria Police Force, in stemming the ...

March 27, 2014

‘Do you hate men?’ – 10 questions you should stop asking feminists

by Zainab Karim Why are you so angry? This question detracts fr,om the real purpose of the feminist movement. Feminists ...

June 7, 2013

Opinion: Women in administration – The Kwara example

by Onilemarun Kareem Nigerian women have proved to be more than mere bench-warming spectator even in the midst – of ...

January 2, 2013

Fran Hall: Some New Year’s resolutions women should make

by Fran Hall Inspired by the letter to Santa from all women, I’ve taken the liberty of writing a list ...

OluwapelumiDecember 17, 2011

Didi’s Way: The double standards

by Ndidi Ekeh Sexually also, men are encouraged to be more sexually active than their female counterparts One controversial topic ...

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