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Low wages, poor parental leave hinder gender equality — World Bank

Countries are making progress towards greater gender equality, but women around the world continue to face regulations that limit their economic opportunities — and the pandemic has created new challenges, the World Bank said Tuesday. “Reforms to remove obstacles to women’s economic inclusion have been slow in many regions and uneven within them,” the World
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IWD: MTN advocates gender equality in Nigeria

In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD), MTN Nigeria has advocated for gender equality in Nigeria noting that ‘unconscious bias’ is impeding emergence of a gender-balanced society. The company held an event to mark the IWD in line with the global IWD theme-Each for Equal,  which focuses on the value of diversity and how
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IWD: MAMA Centre demands social justice for women

IWD 2020: ActionAid calls on FG to accelerate actualization of gender equality

By Gabriel Ewepu and Jennifer Gideon – Abuja As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate 2020 International Women’s Day, a human rights organization, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, yesterday, called on Federal Government to accelerate and actualize gender equality in Nigeria. Speaking on the Day, the Country Director, AAN, Ene Obi, described the process
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Tackling gender equality with culture and art – British envoy

”Over recent decades, across the world, there’s been a boom in the creative industries, a recognition that festivals, fairs and exhibitions, as well as music, film theatre and visual arts can contribute significantly to economic prosperity and as well, a veritable tool to tackle gender equality in the society,” says Ms. Harriet Thompson, British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria as she speaks at the Ben Enwonwu Distinguished Annual Lecture held in Lagos.

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