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Meet The Female Banks CEOs In Nigeria

The banking sector is presently witnessing an increase in the number of female managing directors/chief executive officers. Over the years, these remarkable women climbed the career ladder to get to the top after starting at the bottom. With dint of hard work, consistency, dedication and ambition, they successfully changed the...

Rwanda: Trials and Tribulations of Teenage Pregnancies

When she was impregnated at the age of 17, Alice Uwase (not real name) was a senior six candidate. "At first, I didn't even know that I was pregnant," she says. "At that time I was in the middle of an abdominal workout challenge with my friends, at school," she...

Women Participation in the Constitutional [REVIEW]

By Fatima Abubakar For so long the Nigerian people have been clamoring for the review of 1999 constitution. It is said that there is no perfect constitution in the world. Nigerians just want a constitution that will serve the masses and bring about development. As It is now, the constitution...

36% of Nigerian Married Women Suffer Emotional, Sexual, Physical Violence – Experts

According to her, the state has activated a surveillance response team into local governments in the state, Imorodu and Yaba, to escalate the reporting of gender-based violence cases in the grassroots to authorities for proper management of the issues. Earlier, the Chief of Operations, UNICEF Lagos, Muhammad Okorie said violence...

Africa: ‘Let’s Talk About Sex’ Discussion Highlights Risks to Women

Every two minutes, a girl or woman dies from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications, including unsafe abortions. Every year, around 12 million girls are married while in their childhoods. An additional 10 million are now at risk of child marriage due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In this context, the most recent...

Covid: Depression rises in young and women during second peak

Four in 10 women aged between 16 and 29 were affected, compared to 26% of men. One in five adults experienced depression in early 2021 - more than double pre-pandemic levels. But GPs in England diagnosed fewer cases of depression in adults in 2020 compared with the year before. Many...