'A woman caring for her children; a woman striving to excel in the private sector; a woman partnering with her neighbors to make their...
'Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself'. Oprah Winfrey
Tribute: Sophie Oluwole: 1936- December 24rd 2018
Born at an area of Ondo state known as Igbara Oke, Sophie Oluwole is the first female Nigerian to bag a Phd in Philosposhy. She...
Firm empowers internally-displaced women for micro-business
A black woman entrepreneurAs part of its 5by20 Women Economic Empowerment Initiative, Coca-Cola Nigeria has empowered over 50 internally displaced women through the provision of quality personal development and small business appreciation training. The two-day programme tagged IDP Women Value Chain...
I raise my voice not so I can shout: But so that those without a voice can be heard. We cannot succeed when half of us are held back' Malala Yousufzai
Dorothy Njamze, Molara Wood, Ink Eze, Lola Omolola, Adaku Ufere, others make the AWP Network Power list
< Previous1 of 10Next > Eniola Aluko Esther Ijewere-Kalejaiye Molara Wood Africa’s First Olympic Bobsled Team Last year, the African Women Power (AWP) Network recognised 40 African women with powerful, inspiring and influential voices with the aim to inspire and encourage more African women with powerful voices who...
Nigerian’s Ngozi Okonjo Iweala makes history
Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has emerged the first female and African to head the World Trade Organisation. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is a Nigerian two time Minister of Finance who has an over 25 year career at the World Bank. She is an...
Olayemi Olusoga: From banking hall to bookshelf
Olayemi Olusoga Olayemi Olusoga is a banker, writer and advocate for gender parity. She holds a BA in Mass Communication from Babcock University and a Masters in Media and Communications from the Pan-Atlantic University. She is a member of the Nigerian Institute...
Before you go under that knife!
A few years back, a friend came back from London with a strange-looking capsule that promises larger and firmer boobs; the side effect (according to the leaflet in the packet) was longer hair and stronger nails. My girl couldn’t believe her luck!...
You may not always have a comfortable life; And you will not be able to solve all of the world's problems at once. But don't ever underestimate the importance you can have; Because history has shown us that: Courage can be contagious; And hope can take...
We need to come together, Women activists, women artists, feminists. We all need to come together and cooperate together no matter how hard it is. Everyday, we have to fight for solidarity. Nela from Croatia.
SARS, Patriarchy and misogyny
It's silly that men think that feminists are trending #NotAllSars as a "retaliation" or because we are "happy" that men are killed. Not at all, we...
Cecelia Helena Payne Gaposchkin
Ceclia Helena Payne was the first of three children born on the 10th of May, 1900 in Wendover, England, to Emma Leonora Helena, a skilled artist,...
Thursday Quote- Megan Markle
'Whatever self identification things we grapple with; Insecurities-, Draw your own box and be exactly who you are'. Megan Markle Duchess of Sussex
'It is perfectly possible to live a very moral life without a belief in God And I think it's perfectly possible to live a life...
Nigeria: 9th Most Dangerous Country for Women
6th in in cultural practices that are harmful to women. Such as female genital mutilation, acid attacks, forced marriage, stoning, physical abuse or mutilation...
'Golf seems to be an arduous way to go for a walk; I prefer to take the Dog out'. Princess Anne of England
Monday Quote: Ellen Degeneres
If we're destroying our trees and destroying our environment and hurting animals and hurting one another and all that stuff; There's got to be a...
'If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you're solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change...
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Sheroes.NG publisher goes into politics
The Founder of Sheroes Rising Development Initiative and Publisher of www.sheroes.ng has thrown her hat into the political ring. Hawwah Abdullahi Gambo made this known via a press release she issued to media houses. She described the...
NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON GBV
Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)is the most widespread human rights violation with a recorded every 1 in 3 women having experienced some form of violence in their lives. This comes down to a cumulative...
March is women’s month. It is the month in which a day was picked and dedicated to focusing, discussion, conversing and talking about gender equality, its impact in society and how it can be achieved....
Bell Hooks – September 25,1952 – December 15, 2021
"Social classifications (e.g., race, gender, sexual identity, class, etc.) are interconnected, and ignoring their intersection creates oppression towards women and changes the experience of living as a woman in society." Gloria Jean Watkins, a feminist per...
Break The Silence to #breakthebias
There is no better day, time, and occasion to remind us all that to achieve gender equality and break the bias, we must put a stop to all forms of domestic and gender-based violence than...
PLEASE BREAK THE BIAS – Hajia Zainab Maina
On this day, International Women’s Day 2022, I send warm felicitations to all women in Nigeria for being among the most hardworking, resourceful, and resilient gender in the country. As mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters you...
Sure, God created man before woman. But then you always make a rough draft before the final masterpiece???? Know that you are much more than just a human being. You have the power to create a...
Meet The Shero: Dr Kakenya Ntaiya
In Maasai culture, every Girl is to be engaged at the age of five, circumcised as a teenager, and immediately married off to her most prospective suitor. This tradition has been fulfilled over time and...
'She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle; Will gain the mastery of life'. Susan B Anthony
Olori Wuraola confirms her marriage with Ooni of Ife over, denied cheating allegation
Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi has announced via her social media handle that her marriage to Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, is over. The queen,...
'It is impossible to live without failing at something; unless you will live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at...
"We human beings don't realize how great God is. He has given us an extraordinary brain and a sensitive loving heart. He has blessed us with...
It always pays
This is actually an experience that a lady shared with me. And I hope the lessons speak to you, as they have spoken to...