Tag: International Women’s Day

YNaijaApril 1, 2023

Chioma Fakorede, Ronke Giwa- Onafuwa (FLOW) Empowers Women at International Women’s Day Brunch

Ibadan, Nigeria – On March 23, 2023, FLOW -For the Love Of Women, a non-profit organisation focused on empowering women, ...

YNaijaMarch 8, 2023

International Women’s Day: The Future Project Celebrates Women’s Contributions, Releases 100 Most Influential Women in Africa List

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate women and their contributions to society. The Future Project, an organization committed ...

SponsorMarch 10, 2022

9mobile advocates gender parity to support 2022 International Women’s Day

The contributions of women to society can no longer be ignored. Many among the womenfolk, just like, and even in ...

Ado AminuMarch 26, 2021

The plight of the Trans and Intersex double-minority communities needs emergency address

When we talk about the continuing discrimination faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and other sexual and gender (LGBT+) minorities ...

Bernard DayoMarch 24, 2021

Stephanie Linus’ short film ‘The Student’ highlights the scourge of sexual harassment in universities

For as long as sexual harassment of female students in tertiary institutions is still a thing, there won’t be shortage ...

Ado AminuMarch 18, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I regret nothing”| 47-year-old Sex Worker shares on leaving her parents to start a new life

Art, it is said, imitates life. Sometimes, the opposite is the case, and when this happens, we gasp and ponder ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Reflections on time and gender by a nonbinary woman

By Alexandra Maduagwu In many ways, this [life] journey has always been about finding and naming myself. Looking back, there ...

SponsorMarch 8, 2021

Amstel Malta spotlights extraordinary women in male-dominated fields

What picture comes to mind when you think of a nurse, a hairdresser or a cook? If you instantly thought ...

Bernard DayoMarch 8, 2021

Here’s a Netflix movie watch list for International Women’s Day 2021

As the world reflects on women and girls this month of March, we are throwing a spotlight on their many ...

SponsorMarch 7, 2021

Tomike Adeoye unveiled as host for Y! Women IWM special powered by Knorr

As the world marks International Women’s Day, Y! Women Conversations is bringing a series of conversations powered by Nigeria’s favourite ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 22, 2020

Kiki Mordi, Hauwa Ojeiofor, Jokate Mwegelo, Chisom Obi-Jeff | Meet Africa’s 50 Impactful Women in Development 2020

Like the invisible thread that holds the tapestry of development together, 50 women working actively in development across Africa were ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 20, 2020

#EachForEqual: Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare lends voice to conversation on gender equality in Nigeria

As we commemorate the annual International Women’s Day, we celebrate the outstanding achievements of women – in the social, health, ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 14, 2020

Lipton drives the equality conversation through Rubbin’ Minds Special for International Women’s Month

Each year on International Women’s Month, corporate organizations around the world join activists and advocates to contemplate the place of ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 12, 2020

Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare, Francesca Emmanuel, Omawumi celebrate International Women’s Day with pharmacists and pharma-techs

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Medplus CEO, Joke Bakare joined by First Female Federal Permanent Secretary in Nigeria, Francesca ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 8, 2020

Busola Dakolo, Amy Jadesimi, Kiki Mordi, Mercy Chinwo, Apaokagi Maryam—here are Nigeria’s Most Inspiring Women in 2020

Leading Ladies Africa, in partnership with YNaija, presents its annual #100 Women in Nigeria list for 2020. Contained in this ...

SponsorMarch 28, 2019

Rise of the female economy takes centre-stage as SME100Africa holds International Women’s Day Conference

The International Women’s Day Conference 2019 hosted by 100 Women.Ng held in Lagos, Nigeria on the 21st of March 2019. ...

SponsorMarch 16, 2019

Filmhouse Cinemas Twin Waters went all out for women on International Women’s Day and we have got photos!

Filmhouse Cinemas is proud to have hosted some outstanding ladies to a Date night at its Twin Waters location to ...

SponsorMarch 16, 2019

Access Bank and Diamond Bank’s ‘Think W’ event to celebrate International Women’s Day was inspiring

Access Bank and Diamond Bank commemorated the International Women’s Day celebration by hosting female entrepreneurs and business leaders to a ...

SponsorMarch 14, 2019

Access Bank, Diamond Bank’s Think W… International Women’s Day cocktail: Absolutely amazing!

The much-anticipated International Women’s Day cocktail event, hosted by Access Bank and Diamond Bank lived up to expectations with a ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 8, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 9th of March

    Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqTemidayo Taiwo-Sidiq is a Journalist, Political Analyst and Satirist with major interest in Nigerian Politics, Governance and ...

SponsorMarch 6, 2019

Access and Diamond Bank jointly commemorate International Women’s Day

Africa’s leading financial institution, Access Bank Plc., continues to demonstrate its unwavering commitment to women as it is set to ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 28, 2018

#SunlightShero! Meet Precious, the first winner of Sunlight’s letter writing competition

Building on the successful celebration of the International Women’s Day as Sunlight Nigeria gave out free products and provided free ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 21, 2018

#SunlightShero! Write a letter celebrating your mum and surprise her with rewards from Sunlight

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Sunlight granted women free toll pass at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos. ...

Tolulope Adeleru-BalogunMarch 12, 2018

#YNaijaWomensMonth: The little you do matters to someone

The first time I had an inkling that what I was doing, what I represented meant something to a young ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 11, 2018

The Mushin child rapper with ryhmes for days; the Black woman who shattered Stanford’s glass ceiling | See our top 10 viral tweets from last week

Viral tweets just make Twitter utterly delightful; so we thought to curate our top 10 (there’s a bonus and then ...

EditorMarch 8, 2018

Bukonla Adebakin: Close the ranks, this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we join the world to celebrate women and refocus our influences and resources towards achieving the ...

EditorMarch 8, 2018

Sola Sobowale, Pamela Adie, Halima Dangote & more! YNaija.com and Leading Ladies Africa present the 100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria

In its quest to inspire a generation of women to do greater things in diverse fields of endeavour, Y!/YNaija.com, in ...

EditorMarch 31, 2017

Brave Women: “People told me not to show her to the world” | N’kiru Njoku on raising a special needs child and more

by Nk’iru Njoku On the meaning of bravery Bravery is to me, simply doing what you have to do, when ...

EditorMarch 29, 2017

Brave Women: Seyi, the 24-year-old mother of 12 children

by Seyi Oluyole My name is Oluwaseyi Oluyole, but I go by the name Seyi Oluyole. I am from Ondo ...

EditorMarch 24, 2017

Brave Women: The game-changing Grace Ihejiamaizu

Nigeria is blessed with social entrepreneurs who have been making a difference despite the fact that they encounter series of ...

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