‘He for She’: In support of Gender Equality

Paul Kagame is the 60 year old 4th President of the Republic of Rwanda. While attending the 12th European Development Days in Brussels Belgium during...

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'Being pregnant is a very boring six months. I am not particularly maternal. It's an occupational hazard of being a wife'. Princess Anne of England

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“The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; He forgets truths which are too simple.” Rebecca West

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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 had similar experiences'. Gloria Steinem

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''It’s up to the people. The people get to decide their future. It’s no longer up to a leader, whether he’s conservative or liberal. If people want something, they’ll voice what they think, and they will get it''. Ameera El Taweel

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When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people. We can draw nearer to the earth, We can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us'. Bell Hooks

Friday Quote: Barack Obama

'Don't be afraid to ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn't a sign of weakness, it's a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when...

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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: Marie Colvin

'Our mission is to speak the truth to power. We send home that first rough draft of history. We can and do make a difference in exposing the horrors of war and especially the atrocities that befall civilians; Marie Colvin

Saluting the women in my life

Women are the reason for life, undermine women; you suffer damnation. Women rule the world and there is no doubt about that. Women make the world and can mar it. If you want to succeed, involve a woman. If you want more...

Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

''The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you're willing to work." Oprah Winfrey Oprah Mondays Living Legend

Singing helps women overcome postnatal depression, study reveals

Chidinma Ekile. Photo: womenofrubiesSinging helps women overcome postnatal depression, new research reveals. New mothers who struggle with moderate-to-severe symptoms of the condition recover significantly faster if they...

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 Secondary School...

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

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Kano Women demands Mental Health Centres Not Psychiatric Hospitals

Dr Amina Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has called for the establishment of mental health centres instead of psychiatric hospitals in Kano state. This she said will...

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Men must  defy the structures of patricahy  and outdated notions of manhood. And use that questioning to build more just societies. Winston Duke Actor/Activist

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...

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I believe that when you find problems, you should also find solutions. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala

Inspiring women and Girls

Every day we show up and do our work is an opportunity to inspire the upcoming generation. We have a lot of work to do...

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Wonderfully, fearfully made women

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The bliss of ignorance… On 18 May 2016, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined a number of distinguished Americans, including filmmaker Spike Lee and Nobel Prize Winning Neuroscientist Richard Axel to receive the Johns Hopkins University honorary...

Women, tool for tackling climate change

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Iran police to confiscate cars of 'poorly veiled' women

Women drivers in Iran's capital could have their cars impounded by police if they are caught driving with a poorly fixed veil or without their heads covered, a police chief said Wednesday. "If a (female) driver...

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#Rant1373: Fix yourself Woman- Joy Isi-Bewaji

 I’ve heard of things they do to juniors in same-sex schools. Let’s take all-girls’ School, for instance. So you are running away from Patriarchy,...

Firm empowers internally-displaced women for micro-business

A black woman entrepreneurAs part of its 5by20 Women Economic Empowerment Initiative, Coca-Cola Nigeria has empowered over 50 internally displaced women through the provision...

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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...

Wednesday Quote: Michelle Bachelet

Every Girl, No matter where she is born, Should be able to express her views, Live free of violence and discrimination. And have a fair chance to reach...