Friday Quote: UN Women

“Women, if confined at home by faithful guardians, Are not really guarded; But those women who guard themselves by their own will, Are well guarded.” Eastern Proverb

Monday Quote

You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean. Or you can see yourself as the ocean'. Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday Quote

"To those waiting with bated breath for that favorite media catchphrase, the U-turn, I have only one thing to say. You turn if you want to. The...

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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!...

Tonto Dike: Parental Alienation is Child Abuse

Every celebrity’s life is everyone’s business; hence they are always in the news for even the clothes they wear much less their relationships. Hence almost everyone had an opinion about Tonto Dike’s relationship drama and controversies. It is heart-warming for me to...

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

Monday Quote

'Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure'. Oprah Winfrey

Ayanna Pressly: US Congress Woman

I’m not going to pretend that representation doesn’t matter.It matters because it informs the issues that are spotlighted and emphasized, and it leads to more innovative and enduring solutions. That’s why it matters. You cannot have a government for and by...

Saturday Quote

I write for those women who do not speak; For those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified; Because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We've been taught that silence would save us, but it won't'. Audrey Lorde

Thursday Quote

'When I look at the world as it is; There’s a serious vacuum of leadership. The world is crying for leaders.' Obiageli Ezekwesili

Meet Africa’s Youngest Minister

Finally, Africa is beginning to arise as thirty (30) years old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo becomes Botswana’s recently appointed Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry. She is one of the ministers appointed by Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi Masisi; who in his inaugural address...

Thursday Quote: Unyime- Ivy King

Ambassador Unyime-Ivy King- 'We cannot underestimate the influence and  capacity of the Girl child; If she is more; Society will be more too'.  

#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 with her,...

Friday Quote

'You can do what I cannot do; I can do what you cannot do; Together, we can do great things'.   Saint Theresa of Calcuta

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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...

Who is an EMPOWERED woman?

An EMPOWERED Woman is not a Woman who has gone to school. Education without the proper FACILITIES for implementation is still SLAVERY. An EMPOWERED Woman is...

Audrey Lorde (18th Feb 1934- 17th Nov. 1992)

Born in New York to immigrant parents from the Caribbean, Audrey was the youngest of 3 sisters. She grew up listening to her mother...

Friday Quote: Betty Friedan

Who knows what women can be when they are finally free to become themselves? Who knows what women's intelligence will contribute when it can be...

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Holds the Key to Peace

"In the last decade, Nigeria has witnessed an unimaginable upsurge in killings due to insurgency and instability. Northern Nigeria has been especially affected by...

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Saturday Quote

With a few exceptions, The notable women in philantrophy notably Melinda Gates; Are the wives or Daughters of rich and powerful men. Kavita Ramdas

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