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3 lockdowns and a divorce

I don't know who needs to hear this right now but I thought long and hard about sharing this information, but lets be honest, the past year has been something that none of us could...

Sheroes Rising partners with Kaduna Bookathon

” When children are exposed to books they start to read better. the number of books in the home is a more significant predictor of a child’s reading attainment than the socio-economic status of the...

Feminists Speak About Struggling for Voices in an Age of Patriarchy

                   “For any society to develop and compete with global development, gender inequality must be bridged, gender-based violence must be stopped, and girl child education must be given a priority”. And to actualize all this, women...

From the road side to the classroom: Aisha’s journey

On 15th August 2020 when schools were all still closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, a photo of Aisha reading a storybook on the roadside while still fraying Awara (tofu) for sale quickly went viral on...

The Burden of Expectations

‘I wasn’t born an avatar to fit your expectations’ That was a dialogue from a movie that I watched during the week, which was a statement from a depressed daughter to her father after woefully failing...

The price of seeking for knowledge

 Fatima is a disabled Class Two Pupil of Dan Shayi Primary School in Rimin Gado Local Government Area of Kano state. Even the scorching sun will descend upon her mercilessly, the hot sand will eat deep...

Kano Women demands Mental Health Centres Not Psychiatric Hospitals

Dr Amina Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called for the establishment of mental health centres instead of psychiatric hospitals in Kano state. This she said will go a long way in curbing mental issues associated with women...

Standing up against GSBV is a collective responsibility.

As we round up the 16 days action against GSBV, I reflect on my relationship with domestic abuse and GSBV. I have always felt domestic violence deeply because I was raised in it my entire...

How Aisha Yesufu made BBC 100 Women 2020 list

The BBC has selected one of the conveners of Bring Back Our Girls, Aisha Yesufu among the most influential women in 2020. Aisha Yesufu, a successful businesswoman came to prominence when she led a campaign...

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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...

Inspired by Glory 2017 #WomenSupportingWomen #Powerlist

Some members of #Powerlist To commence the New Year, Inspired by Glory, came up with its Powerlist of women supporting other women in their different...

Tuesday Quote: Madhuri Dixit Nene

'Women need to be empowered through the strongest tool - education. They don't need to be subservient to anyone; But at the same time, men must...

Saturday Quote

“One woman can bring change to a family; And many women together will bring change to humanity.” Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

''The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work." Oprah...