A Report of Activities During the 16 Days Of Activism Conducted by HEIR Women Hub in 2022

A Report of Activities During the 16 Days Of Activism Conducted by HEIR Women Hub in 2022 Every 25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the 10th of December is Human Rights Day. This movement was initiated by activists at the induction of the Women’s Global Leadership[…]

Sexism and Politics: Its effect on Political Representation of women in Nigeria.

Modupe Adetiba, the president of Nigeria Female Student Association of Nigeria (NFSAN) was our second guest during the 16 days of activism live sessions hosted by HEIR Women Hub. The topic for discussion was; Sexism and Politics: Its effect on Political Representation of women in Nigeria. Miss Adetiba is a strong youth activist who continuously[…]

Unite: Ending Female Genital Mutilation

The first conversation we had amid the 16 days of activism was with Lois Aderemose, she is a mental health and gender-based advocate with a focus on advocating against Female Genital Mutilation which is a global threat to women and girls. She revealed that there are around 200 million women globally who have had their[…]

Research on Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in FCT, Abuja

HEIR Women Development shared the findings from her self investigative research at the validation meeting held in Abuja yesterday 26th January 2022. The research is one of the activities under the project; Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in the FCT with support from Ford Foundation. This is lauded by Ford Foundation[…]

The Future of Work- 5 evolving skills required for the workplace.

CHANGE! It is a constant phenomenon, inevitable and progressive in nature and can elude you or leave you behind. Experts have studied change and it’s impact on many areas and find that it is ideal and wise to keep oneself aware of the changing world. You may remember when the smart phone wasn’t this smart[…]

“It is important to me that every girl who is science inclined embraces her dreams with a sprout mindset rather than a rigid mindset”- Engr. Ekenimi Umoh. S.T.E.M Career Advocate

Engr. Ekemini is an Electrical Engineer with 5 years career experience in electrical project designs and supervision. Ekemini is passionate about women enlightenment especially in the engineering sector where few women practice in Nigeria despite the interventions to address gender gap and believes that women if accorded the opportunity will contribute immensely to the growth[…]

I almost became a Medical Doctor – Marilyn Oma Anona

Marilyn Oma Anona is one woman who has effectively followed a path that has given her a platform to lead and influence other young women positively. A realist, she tells it like it is. She has initiated many campaigns to improve the attitude, thinking and mindset of young people. Initiatives like the S.A.D campaign (Suicide,[…]

A career in politics could be built on varying levels: Rinsola Abiola

Rinsola Abiola is the Special Assistant (New Media) to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the founding PRO of the All Progressives Youth Forum, Ag. President of the APC Young Women Forum, and a Youth Representative on the APC’s Board of Trustees. She talks to She Leads Africa contributor, Anuli Ola-Olaniyi, on how young[…]