Wuraola Adepeju Esan was born in 1909 in Calabar to the famous Ojo’badan family. Her father Chief Thomas Adeogun Ojo was a veteran of the First World War and a forestry officer. Esan attended Baptist Girls College, Idi Aba, Abeokuta before proceeding...
Women's strength, women's industry, women's wisdom are humankind's greatest untapped resource. The challenge then for UN Women is to show our diverse constituencies how this resource can be effectively tapped in ways that benefit us all'. Michelle Bachelet
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 into her skin, yet, 11-year-old Fatima...
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Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been reappointed as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations for a second term. Prior to her appointment in 2017, Ms. Mohammed served as Minister of Environment of the Federal Republic of Nigeria...
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...