Friday Quote

Investing in women is smart economics,; And investing in girls, catching them upstream, is even smarter economics'. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

#istandwithher: orange the world

Today, I stand with her, she who was regarded as a person of no consequences nor importance, on the basis of sex. Today, I stand...

Monday Quote

Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you'. Oprah Winfrey

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Tribute: Aretha Franklin (25th March 1942-16th August 2018)

Known as the Queen of Soul Music, Aretha Franklin, ’ was a singer, song writer, civil rights activist, actress and pianist. She was born as one of four children to piano player and vocalist, Barbara (nee Siggers) and Clarance LaVaughn “C.L.” Franklin,...

Wednesday Quote

'People think that at the top there isn't much room. They tend to think of it as an Everest. My message is that there is tons of room at the top'. Margaret Thatcher

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815 – October 26, 1902)

‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal’. Born on November 12, 1815, in Johnstown, New York city to the family of a lawyer who made no secret of his preference for another son; she...

Feminism & Women in Finland

Finland is one of the nordic countries in Europe. It is today the country with the highest degree of women's equality in the world. The women of Finland became the first women in Europe to be granted the right to vote in...

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, in the royal union lasted only 17 months, has reverted to her maiden name Zaynab-Otiti Obanor, saying...

Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

‘I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me’ Maya Angelou Born Marguerite Annie Johnson in St. Louis, Missouri on the 4th of April 1928,...

Friday Quote

'They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable; But how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?' Princess Diana  

The Feminist

No doubt,  there is a certain amount from the younger generation of African men do not share the same thoughts and opinions of the older generation of men; of women being only suited to 'the kitchen, the sitting room, and the...

Thursday Quote

“When your clarity meets your conviction and you apply action to the equation, your world will begin to transform before your eyes.” Lisa Nichols

Afeni Shakur: 10th January 1947 – 2nd May 2016.

She was born Alice Faye Williams in Lumberton, North Carolina to Rosa Belle and Walter Williams Jnr, one of two children. Having an abusive father made...

Sunday Quote

Dead people receive more flowers because  than the living; Because regret is more stronger  than gratitude'. Anne Frank

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She may not like co-parenting with dad

Many women may not admit this, but they may not want their husbands to take much active part in raising their children. These are...

Monday Quote

I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is...

Rashida Tlaib: US Muslim Congress Woman

In Washington,  I’ll fight back against the Trump agenda that puts corporate profits and serving the rich over the needs of the rest of...

Thursday Quote

'Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen; Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world,...

Favour Okechukwu: One of many Girls

Favour Okechuku was reported to have been gang-raped to death in Ejigbo area of Lagos on 4th October 2020. Favour was an 11-year-old Junior...

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According to science, the worst pain any human can experience is the pain of being burnt alive, the next in line is the pain of childbirth (some school of thought considers it second to the...

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Defining moments for gender equality in 2021

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari became the first sitting president to call for a global treaty to end violence against women and girls at the UN General Assembly in September 2021. Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the treaty to...

Call for WRITERS

In the bid to strengthen gender advocacy, women and child rights issues, press for structural, institutional, and policy changes, www.sheroes.ng is opening up its platforms for public contributions. We are calling on feminists, writers, gender rights...

He4She Quote

Without the role of a woman in a man's life, He is bound to fail. And vice-versa. Dr. Uzodinma Adirieje.

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Monday Quote

'Don’t settle for a relationship that won’t let you be yourself'. Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday Quote

I wouldn't call women victims, I would call them survivors. Because there shouldn't be a world where women have to survive. There should be a world...

Sunday Quote: Shirley Chisolm

You don't make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas'. Shirley Chisolm

Born Female and Ibo- Ella Umeh-Ezeadilieje

Being born female and Igbo is both a blessing and a curse. Our society holds the girl child to moral standards that even the...

THE REAL HEROES

‘Woman was made from the ribs of man. Not from his head to be above him, nor from his feet to be trampled upon. But close...

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