Wife of Ekiti State Governor in South West Nigeria, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has said that the country’s hope of attaining … More
Category: MDG 3
Why You Must Stand up Against Child Marriage in Nigeria
The Nigerian senate was swayed by the pro-child marriage group led by Sen. Ahmed Yerima to retain section 29(4)b. They are wrong. Find out why.
Adolescent girls in Nigeria call for urgent Help!
Dr. Biodun Awosusi Adolescent pregnancy in Northern Nigeria is a worrisome health and human right issue that requires urgent attention. … More
World Population Day: UN spotlights teen pregnancy and need to empower girls
United Nations officials marked World Population Day today by spotlighting the issue of adolescent pregnancy, and calling on Governments to take measures to enable girls to make responsible life choices and realize their potential.
Why We Need More African Women Leaders
By Melinda Gates Originally published on Impatient Optimists on December 14, 2012 Earlier this year, I was deeply moved by … More
Raising the Girl Child from her Woes to Victories
By Foluso Ajani The International day of the Girl Child as declared by the United Nations General Assembly has come … More
Why many girls drop out of schools in Africa
By Paul Okediji The third millennium development goal is … More
Empowerment of women and girls will boost Nigeria’s economy-OKonjo Iweala
The Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday said Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) could grow significantly if the empowerment … More