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‘Improve Broadcast Codes to Help Strengthen Gender Equality in Media’

‘Improve Broadcast Codes to Help Strengthen Gender Equality in Media’

The media has the power to influence, spread information and messages across countries and across the entire world, it is the most powerful sector that serves to inform, influence and entertain. As the world concludes the marking of the 30th anniversary of the Global 16 Days Campaign which raises awareness about gender-based violence, different media […]

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document, which proclaims the inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, […]

Saudi Arabia Allows Foreign Men And Women To Share Hotel Rooms

Saudi Arabia Allows Foreign Men And Women To Share Hotel Rooms

Saudi Arabia is allowing foreign men and women to rent hotel rooms together without proving they are related after the conservative Muslim kingdom launched a new tourist visa regime to attract holidaymakers. Women, including Saudis, are also permitted to rent hotel rooms by themselves, in a break with previous regulations. The moves appear to pave […]

Gender Equality Is A Discussion For Everyone

Gender Equality Is A Discussion For Everyone

The international community agreed on the global Goal of achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment by 2030. But we can’t reach it – not even by 2050 – until we talk to each other, rather than past each other. If we are serious about empowering women and girls, we have to bridge the huge chasm […]

UN Women Nigeria Advocate Gender Equal Opportunities For All Persons

UN Women Nigeria Advocate Gender Equal Opportunities For All Persons

 The UN Women Peace and Security Programme Nigeria has advocated the passage of the Gender Equal Opportunities for All Persons bill in Gombe state. The Gender Technical Adviser for UN Women Peace and Security Gombe State, Rhoda Zira Dia, made the call at the opening ceremony of a two-day retreat engagement meeting with members of […]