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Tackling gender equality with culture and art – British envoy

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.

Bill seeking gender equality resurfaces in senate

Bill seeking gender equality resurfaces in senate

A bill seeking gender equality that would guarantee women equal rights with their male counterparts has resurfaced in the Senate. The bill which is being reintroduced by former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ekiti South seeks to eliminate discrimination against any person irrespective of his gender on any ground including […]

We’ll ensure promotion of gender equality in Nigeria – Delta NCWS President

We’ll ensure promotion of gender equality in Nigeria – Delta NCWS President

By Festus Ahon, Asaba President of National Council for Women Societies, NCWS, Delta State chapter, Mrs. Helen Tsitse Bob-Manuel has restated the determination of the Society to promote gender equality and protection of women and children’s rights in Nigeria. Speaking during a 3-day workshop organized by the NCWS, Delta State chapter on the Role of […]

INEC pledges continuous promotion of gender equality in politics

INEC pledges continuous promotion of gender equality in politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has pledged its continuous promotion of gender equality in the Nigerian political space. INEC Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, made the pledge at the “review of the 2019 general election from a gender perspective’’ held on Thursday in Abuja. The event attended by INEC Desk […]