“Hypergamy is a woman’s proclivity to mate (for lack of a better term) with the best possible man she can ‘find’,” Mimiy Ikpeazu explains.
A large number of poor workers, primarily women, have lost their income as many garment producing factories have reduced or temporarily suspended their activities. Some have closed entirely.
The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, has said that hundreds of thousands of women continue to die each year from preventable causes. According to the UN agency, data from 2017 show that approximately 810 women die each day of preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
On the sidelines of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Executive Director of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr. Natalia Kanem, brought the issue of escalating abuses against women to global attention.
Women are currently battling to shake the table at the technology and e-commerce industry largely dominated by men. There is a surge in women demanding seats at the table, and effectively delivering goods online.
By Suleiman Adamu An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. This was contained […]
Generous salary and juicy bonus? Check. Client meetings at private members’ club? Check. Swanky Mayfair office? Check. Company maternity scheme? Maybe, we’ll get back to you. In the competition for talent, the […]
The National Assembly of Mali is currently making a seeming frantic effort to implement the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 on gender equality. To this end, the Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) organised a workshop on improving women’s representation in parliament from February 27-28, 2019 in Bamako.
Parliaments in Sub-Saharan Africa witnessed a relatively modest progress in 2018, with a regional average share of women parliamentarians at 23.7 per cent.
President Muhammadu Buhari and who will occupy the position of Transportation Minister, are likely to receive intense heat from all fronts by women who are fighting to remedy their low involvement in the transport and logistics sectors of Nigeria’s economy.