Winners of First-Ever Global Humanitarian Awards for Women’s and Children’s Health Honored Nusa Dua, Indonesia (25 January 2016) – His Excellency Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, President of the Republic of Indonesia, and thousands of government, health and development leaders from around the world gathered today in Indonesia for the opening of the fourth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP).Read More
WIFE of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, has identified prayer as the key to solving the sundry challenges confronting the country. She made the submission at the prayer for the Nation 2016, organized by Fatimah Charity Foundation, a non-governmental organization, at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Bolanle noted that although the country was facing a number of challenges like many countries of the world, fervent prayers to God would speedily resolve them.Read More
Lagos State Commissioner for Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Lola Akande, has called on the federal and state governments to promulgate laws and policies that would boost women sources of income/capital. Akande stated that such laws should be promulgated at the federal level and replicated in states, to boost women’s financial capacity in order to grow their productivity, which will automatically translate into national productivity.Read More
I think my sense of creativity did. We were at the camp for two weeks and while there, we were engaged in different activities like, cooking, and mind games, talent hunts and much more, and I think I had an edge over all others in all the activities. I came first in the story-telling competition. I was just being creative all along. I represented the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa but the costume I wore wasn’t what the usual descendant of Zulu will wear.Read More
Hon Lola Akande, the Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has advised women to control their temper and guide their utterances in the face of any provocation in order not to be found on the wrong side of the law. She gave this advice recently while addressing inmates of Female Section, Kirikiri Prison during an assessment tour of the prison, noting that, unguided action taken on the spur of the moment in anger usually ends in regrets.Read More
African leaders, including ministers of health, finance, and other line ministries, will gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 24-25 February 2016, for the Ministerial Conference on Immunization in Africa – the first-ever ministerial-level convening with a singular focus on ensuring that people across the continent can get access to life-saving vaccines.Read More
Determined to give lovers of an- all natural body clinic both men and women the satisfaction they deserve, one of the country’s leading skin experts and entrepreneur, Joycee Awojoodu, has joined the long list of spa owners when she unveiled luxurious spa & Showroom, named, Oriki Spa &Showroom recently in Lagos.Read More
As part of its commitment towards the actualisation of healthy and vibrant female communities, X-media communications Limited has revealed the secret of what it entails to be a successful woman to over 4,000 secondary school girls in Lagos. The Managing Director, X-media communications, Mr. Tunde Lawrence said that the role of women in building a nation is replaceable and the earlier the society embrace it, the better for all.Read More
LAST year, November 25th, during the commemoration of 16 Day Activism Against Gender Based Violence, the Acting U.S. Consul-General, Dehab Ghebreab pledged that the Public Affairs Section, PAS of the US Consulate Lagos will collaborate with Nollywood to produce a film that speaks to issues of violence against women.Read More
By Chris Onuoha & Anino Aganbi The age long profession of Art has consistently evolved despite the influx of technologically advanced gadgets that tends to conflict with its professional purpose. Lagos Photo Foundation in its 6th edition of the annual photo festival, organized an exhibition featuring both local and international artists to strengthen this art
HI readers, this is hopefully going to be the beginning of a long relationship with you where I will tell you about one of the dangerous societal problems confronting us right now- rape and sexual violence of children, women and boys/men.Read More
THE United Nations has called for a more gender-sensitive approach to battling insecurity in Nigeria, advising government and stakeholders to give consideration to the negative impacts of counter-terrorism strategies on civilian populations, particularly women and girls. This is amid a heightened offensive launched against terror-sect Boko Haram by the Federal Government in recent times.Read More
As a follow up to the one held in February, 2015, the purpose of the conference was to build synergies between Women in Business and Private sector, Politics and Civil society to develop strategies and take actions that will ensure that the target of 35 percent participation of Women in Governance will be met in order to achieve national developmental goals, with the overarching objective of Ensuring Better Social Inclusion and Good Governance At All Levels of Government.Read More
THE United Nations has called for a more gender-sensitive approach to battling insecurity in Nigeria, advising government and stakeholders to give consideration to the negative impacts of counter-terrorism strategies on civilian populations, particularly women and girls.
This is amid heightened defensive launched against terror-sect Boko Haram by the Federal Government in recent times.
ABUJA – Vesico Vaginal Fistula is an abnormal hole between the bladder or rectum and the vagina characterized by continuous and uncontrollable leakage of urine and/or faeces following childbirth. Obstructed labour without timely intervention is by far the most common cause of obstetric fistula.Read More