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International Women’s Day 2024

Empowering Women – Bridging the Gender Gap in The Workforce Through Investment and Innovation Rita’s knees dropped to the ground as soon as her grandmother delivered the news. At that moment, life was meaningless, and she longed to die with her father. She was all that was left of the Briggs family –her mother died […]

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Roseline Initiative in partnership with American Corner Ikeja, Boundless Hands Africa Initiative for Women & Children and Date:-Hub presents International Women’s Day 2024. Theme: “Count Her In: Invest in Women. Accelerate Progress”. Program Highlights: ► Keynote Speech ► Panel Discussion Date: March 8, 2024 Time: 10 am Lagos Venue: American Corner Ikeja (42 Local Airport […]

World Day of Social Justice 2024

Today is World Day of Social Justice, a UN-designated day dedicated to poverty eradication via the promotion of full employment and decent labor, comprehensive social security, gender equality, and social justice for everyone. On World Day of Social Justice 2024, the United Nations honors the importance of joint efforts in a society fraught with varied […]

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2024

The Alphabet of Women in Science Yesterday was pretty heated because Boris and I had a spat concerning women in science. Ms. Peter asked everyone to reveal their career role model. I chose Thomas Edison. Boris snorted. ‘I bet you had to choose a male scientist because there are no female scientists.’ ‘Of course there […]

Silenced Voices: The Tragic Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation

Rekia looked at Ezinne’s picture and a depression  formed in the corners of her lips. Today made it a year since she lost her sister to the cold hands of death. It had been a failed abortion which led to bleeding and finally Ezinne’s demise. Ezinne had died in her arms, ‘Rekia…’ Her voice was […]

International Day of Education 2024 – Learning for Lasting Peace

Education is For Girls Too Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world                                 -Nelson Mandela- As the world celebrates International Day of Education, one novel comes to mind, Fahrenheit 451. The novel depicts a society that suppresses knowledge through book burning. This serves as a profound reminder of […]

International Men’s Day 2023

In today’s world, we are always passionately advocating for women’s wellbeing and sometimes, it feels like we have left men behind. Men are usually silent or a tad negligent about issues that bother them personally. They are too busy fending for everyone else that they forget to notice that their heartbeat is irregular, and they […]

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