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Empowering Women To Be Resistant, Outspoken Against Patriachy

Empowering Women To Be Resistant, Outspoken Against Patriachy

Young women are increasingly at risk of harm during violent conflicts, as seen in the disturbing trend of mass kidnappings, sexual assaults and other violations in sub-Saharan Africa. Examples include the campaign by violent extremist groups such as Boko Haram to undermine the rights of young women through kidnappings, as well as sexual abuse against […]

Actionaid Donates Motorbikes To Rural Women

Actionaid Donates Motorbikes To Rural Women

Actionaid Liberia yesterday donated four brand new motorbikes to rural women in Bong, Grand Gedeh, Montserrado and Gbarpolu counties, to ease their transportation burden while following up cases of mobility in the various communities. The motorbikes were purchased with funds provided by SIDA through the Embassy of Sweden in Liberia. The women were represented by […]

Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative Inspires Women, Youths to Embark On Profitable Ventures

Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative Inspires Women, Youths to Embark On Profitable Ventures

Panelists at the first Lagos seminar of the Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative (EPI), have urged budding entrepreneurs particularly women and youths to be innovative and aspire beyond their set business targets. The panelists in their respective remarks at the forum encouraged women to take advantage of their God given skills and develop great business ideas so […]

Illiterate Girls To Get Educated In Salima District Of Malawi

Illiterate Girls To Get Educated In Salima District Of Malawi

 Salima District Education Manager (DEM), Chris Kumikundi has said there is hope that literacy levels among women would improve due to an increase in projects aimed at improving access to education among girls. In an Interview with MANA on Friday after a prelaunch of a new project to support girls’ education, he said that he […]

Over 50 000 Women To Be Empowered To Cope With Adverse Effects Of Climate Change In Malawi

Over 50 000 Women To Be Empowered To Cope With Adverse Effects Of Climate Change In Malawi

 Over 50 000 women farmers from six districts of the country stand to be equipped with skills to help them withstand adverse effects of climate change once the five year US$ 13.3 million Gender Climate and Agriculture Support Programme (GCCASP) under NEPAD Agency rolls into operation. The GCCASP is a project designed six years ago […]

Intel Transforms Young Girls Through Education And Financial Empowerment

Intel Transforms Young Girls Through Education And Financial Empowerment

The third of seven children, 19-year-old Glory Aberepikima has just been accepted into the Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy at Onne, Rivers State. A native of Okirika, Glory has been unable to further her education since the completion of her West African Senior School Certificate Examination. Since her father’s death, the family has barely sustained […]

Keystone Bank Wins ‘Best Bank In Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Award’ In U.S.

Keystone Bank Wins ‘Best Bank In Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Award’ In U.S.

Keystone Bank Limited, Nigeria’s fastest growing financial institution at the weekend was recognised for its extraordinary support for Women Entrepreneurs as it won “Best Bank In Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Category” ahead of its peers. The lender clinched the award at the 2018 Global Impact Leadership Award held In New York, U.S.  The award, the organisers […]

NSE Calls For Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment

NSE Calls For Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment

In celebrating this year International Women’s day, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has called for gender equality and women empowerment. Speaking at the fourth edition of NSE International Women’s day symposium themed “Press For Progress, the chief executive officer of NSE, Oscar Onyema said that the theme of the symposium is not just another theme […]

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

INTELS Empowerment Scheme Attracts 700 Women

The Women Empowerment Programme Synergy Scheme (WEPSS) of INTELS Nigeria Limited, has attracted no fewer than 700 women from the target communities. A corporate social responsibility initiative of INTELS, WEPSS was established in 2013, with the vision of empowering 5,000 community women over a 20-year period through training in fashion design and tailoring. To date, […]

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

SEWODA To Provide Skills Training For Women In Liberia

The national coordinator of the Southeastern Women Development Association (SEWODA) of Harper City, Maryland County, Helena Torh Turo, says her organization will work along with local partners and others to transform women of the region through skills development to make them more productive in their families and country. She told reporters that her organization, with […]

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