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UN sets to celebrate women on October 15

UN sets to celebrate women on October 15

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The United Nations, UN, member countries set to celebrate women on October 15, 2020 in recognition of social, economic, and political progress made by 1.7 billion women and girls who live in rural areas across the world. This was made known in a statement by the International Fund for Agricultural
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NSE backs APWEN on promoting STEM among female pupils

NSE backs APWEN on promoting STEM among female pupils

By Ebunoluwa Sessou President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, Engr. Babagana Mohammed, FNSE, has reiterated unflinching support for the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, APWEN, noting that since inception, the association has continually promoted engineering careers among female pupils. Speaking during the national conference of the association graced by over 1000
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EndSARS: ECOWAS calls for dialogue to end unrest

Women account for only 16.1% legislators in West Africa — ECOWAS Parliament

By Victoria Ojeme The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has condemned the low level of women representation in country-specific parliaments across the region. The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Mohamed Tunis who spoke at the First Annual Kwara Gender Equality Conference said ECOWAS as an institution has made significant
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Firm, Women Affairs Ministry to drive child health with Rigakafi program

Firm, Women Affairs Ministry to drive child health with Rigakafi program

By Princewill Ekwujuru Procter & Gamble,P&G, says it’s promozting child health in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development with the Rigakafi project in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), donates 250,000 Pampers The company said also that the program aims to promote child health, improve child nutrition, and increase immunization rates
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UNGA 2020: Mohammed harps on need to harness multilateralism to recover from COVID-19

UNGA 2020: Mohammed harps on need to harness multilateralism to recover from COVID-19

By Ebunoluwa Sessou The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed has harped on the need to harness multilateralism and partnership with the vision to change the narrative, saying keeping momentum for maternal and child health and recovery strongly from the COVID-19 pandemic; should be the focus on the universal health coverage that strengthens accountability and investing
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