Wednesday Quote

An idea built the wall of separation between the sexes, and an idea will crumble it to dust. Sarah Moore Grimke

Monday Quote

With every experience, You alone are painting your own canvas; Thought by thought, choice by choice'.   Oprah Winfrey

Monday Quote

'I believe that everyone is the keeper of a dream – And by tuning into one another’s secret hopes, We can become better friends, better partners,...

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Tuesday Quote

You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can't just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn't come off the way you thought it should. Aretha Franklin

Saturday Quote

I am endlessly inspired by the resilience and impact of women and Girls activities  globally; Their courage is what makes me wake up every morning ready to work for gender equality. It is what I believe in and it gives me meaning in...

Tuesday Quote

'I was inspired by a traditional African tool that has three legs and a basin to sit on.To me the three legs represent three critical pillars of just and stable societies. The first leg stands for democratic space, where rights are respected; Whether...

My take on Early Marriage: Yushau Shu’aibu

In preparation for the 2021 edition of the International Women’s Day, Hawwah Jiddare, a vocal feminist from Northern Nigeria and Chevening Scholar requested if I could recommend any person to discuss the rampant cases of early marriage in Arewa, Northern Nigeria. I...

Saturday Quote: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

One has to look at my life story to see what I have done. I have paid a heavy price that many people don't realize'. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Tuesday Quote: Mahudir Dixit Nene

Age is just a number. And your talent will never fail you-it has no expiry date. Madhuri Dixit Nene

Long past its time: Ocholi O. Ibilola

As long as it exists, child marriage will stand the way of gender equality. Its driven by socio-cultural beliefs that accord girls little value, we need  extensive legal and social  change to make it happen; and it can be done even though...

Monday Quote

The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. Oprah Winfrey

Sunday Quote

'I believe in free will. Of those that, like us, are in a privileged situation at least. For you, for me: people who are living in western society,...

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...

Tuesday Quote

We're always going to argue about abortion. It's a hard choice and it's controversial, And that's why I'm pro-choice, because I want people to make their own choices. Hillary...

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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...

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...

Thursday Quote: Anne Snitow

It’s all connected; Imagining and reading about change; Being skeptical about the meaning of particular social changes; Being part of change. Anne Snitow

Tuesday Quote: Jaenette Rankin

'Establish democracy at home, based on human rights as superior to property rights'. Jaenette Rankin

Tuesday Quote

'Learning to read and write changes lives. It means jobs, it means money, it means health and dreams fulfilled'. Rania Al Abdullah Queen of Jordan  

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Tuesday Quote: Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

I ask no favour for my sex. All I ask for our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks. -Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

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Monday Quote

'If you want your life to be more rewarding; You have got to change the way you think'. Oprah Winfrey

Wednesday Quote

You can be whatever size you are, and you can be beautiful both inside and out. We’re always told what’s beautiful and what’s not, and...

5 Shoes Every Woman Needs In Her Wardrobe

Aside diamonds, I’m quite sure shoes are a woman's next best friend. With seemingly endless options every fashion season, it's hard to say no...

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...

Saturday Quote: Hannah Uiri

Hanah Uiri wrote: 'I am fighting for all the pieces if myself they told me I should have hid. This is my story; This is my truth; And...