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Causes

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

Lifeline For Female Empowerment: Girl Effect Launches “Girls Connect” Mobile Service In Nigera

In the digital age we live in, the power of connection is undeniable. Sure it can be used for either good or bad (just read the comments section underneath a […]

Politics, Working Women

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Nigerian Non-Profit Uses Education To Transform The Lives Of Girls Who Escaped Boko Haram

Boko Haram stole the headlines when it kidnapped hundreds of girls in 2014, but beyond the headlines lies an even larger threat to Africa’s largest country. Tens of thousands of […]

Entertainment

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

Zuriel Oduwole, The World’s Youngest Filmmaker, Started Her Career At Age 9

If you ever hear someone talk about a person being “too young” to do anything of significance in the world, be sure to mention the name Zuriel Oduwole. This 14 […]

Working Women

More Than 800 Teachers Being Trained As Education Role Models For Girls In Rural Nigeria

More Than 800 Teachers Being Trained As Education Role Models For Girls In Rural Nigeria

By now many of you may be familiar with the statistics concerning girls education globally. It is estimated 62 million girls around the world today are not in school, and […]

Health

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Nigeria & The Gambia Banning Female Genital Mutilation Is A Major Win For Women’s Rights

Female Genital Mutilation today is considered an international violation of human rights of girls and women. According to the World Health Organization, “it reflects deep-rooted inequality between the sexes, and […]

Entertainment

This Nigerian Comic Book Company Created A Series Of Badass African Superheroes

This Nigerian Comic Book Company Created A Series Of Badass African Superheroes

It’s safe to say that the comic book world in general has become a much wider and diverse landscape that it ever was before. Looking at the two dominant names, […]

Politics

Outgoing Nigerian President Signs A Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Outgoing Nigerian President Signs A Law Banning Female Genital Mutilation

Outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has signed a major new federal law banning female genital mutilation. It is as if he wanted to leave his term on a high, given […]

Boys We Like, Politics

President Goodluck Jonathan Focused On Female Empowerment In Nigerian Gov’t

President Goodluck Jonathan Focused On Female Empowerment In Nigerian Gov’t

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is on a mission to promote female empowerment and leadership within his government. After meeting Malala Yousafzau in July 2014, he made a statement that he […]

Politics

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

Muslim Leader Speaks Out In Favor Of Women In Leadership. A Must Read!

In Nigeria, change is happening. In a time where feminism has been on many a front page of the Western news, we must learn to cast our eyes to the […]

Politics

60 Women & Girls Escape The Clutches Of Boko Haram In Nigeria

60 Women & Girls Escape The Clutches Of Boko Haram In Nigeria

After the news of nearly 300 Nigerian school girls being kidnapped by Islamist extremist group Boko Haram in April, another report surfaced in June stating even more people had been […]

Working Women

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

UK Doctor Quits Cushy Job, Starts Crucial Flying Doctor Service In Nigeria Instead

If any of you are medical students or happen to know one, you know what a grueling process it is to finally get those two letters permanently attached to your […]

Entertainment

Meet The Feminist Responsible For Beyonce’s “Flawless” Track

Meet The Feminist Responsible For Beyonce’s “Flawless” Track

In case you haven’t heard Beyonce‘s feminist masterpiece ‘Flawless’ from her self-titled album released December 18, 2013, it is a track which features part of a TED Talk speech by […]