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''Never become too busy or too preoccupied to celebrate everything you have done, all that you have and all that you are''. Oprah Winfrey

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'I grew up so thoroughly imbued with women's rights that it was the most important question of my life from a very early day'. Lucretia...

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I don’t like to lose — at anything… Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how...

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'Leave women to find their sphere'. Lucy Stone

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'We are on the verge of the greatest acceleration of women's empowerment in history due to the connective power of digital technology.' Jensine Larsen Founder: World Pulse

Empowering young women to lead in Africa and beyond

Yetunde Odugbesan-Omede The Guardian Newspaper is excited to announce its to partnership with Young Woman's Guide, an organization that provides leadership training and development to young women from all backgrounds. The Guardian Newspaper is launching a Young Woman's Guide Column that will...

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

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Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It's transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It's uplifting, it's encouraging, it's strengthening. Aretha Franklin

Musimbi Kanyoro

'Being successful should not only be measured by how much you make. Perhaps, one of the most important yardsticks for success should be improving the quality of lives of people and proffering solutions to problems that threaten or hinder our prosperity...

Aisha Kabu Damboa: The young Matriarch of Maiduguri

Being a woman in Nigeria is no child’s play. It comes with a pre-installed package of ‘blatant discrimination, social, religious and economic inequality, misogyny, sexual and gender-based violence. Being a woman in Northern Nigeria is several times worse. It is no news that...

Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

Though I am grateful for the blessings of wealth, it hasn't changed who I am. My feet are still on the ground. I'm just wearing better shoes. Oprah Winfrey

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“People call me a feminist whenever I express statements that distinguish me from a doormat.” Rebecca West

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''I'm a very positive person, But this whole concept of having to always be nice, always smiling, always happy, that's not real. It was like I was wearing...

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If you set out to be liked, You would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, And you would achieve nothing. Margaret Thatcher

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'Future generations will judge us; Not by what we say, but what we do'. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

This is a call to arms. A call to be gentle, to be forgiving, to be generous with yourself. The next time you look into...

Hajara Gambo Sawaba

“If I don’t know book, I know rights… I have not been a member of any House of Assembly (legislature). I have not held...

Pains of being Girl/Woman

We are in the twentieth century, but there are still many societies and people who feel saddened at the birth of a girl child;...

Women on Buhari’s First Year

President Muhammadu Buhari Nigerian women know what they want. And even though their agitation for a better deal is yet to fully achieve the desired...

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'I told as much of my life as I could to encourage others to get to where they should be. Where they want to be'   Folorunsho...

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

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'Put it down in capital letters: SELF-DEVELOPMENT IS A HIGHER DUTY THAN SELF-SACRIFICE. The thing that most retards and militates against women’s self development is self-sacrifice.' Elizabeth...

Thursday Quote: Anne Snitow

"Woman" is my slave name; Feminism will give me freedom to seek some other identity altogether. Ann Snitow

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'Every social justice movement that I know of; Has come out of people sitting in small groups; Telling their life stories, And discovering that other people have...