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[…]

Write for rights

HEIR Women Hub was present at the Amnesty International Nigeria Fiesta. It was the Write for Rights convening where letters were written in appeal for the release of those who are currently behind bars from raising their voices against some acts of injustice in their countries. We are looking forward to a time where the[…]

A big Win

HEIR Women Hub is a beneficiary of the Action Grant at the Inclusive Youth Resourcing for #THENIGERIAWEWANT organized by Nigerian Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) and LEAP Africa with support from MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation. The grantees were unveiled on Wednesday, the 30th of November 2022. This was done after different stages of selection and[…]

Executive Director’s Statement

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S STATEMENT The 16 Days of Activism is geared towards ending violence against women and girls all around the world. History records that 3 Mirabel Sisters got killed by secret police in the Dominican Republic as a result of their involvement in a protest against a dictatorial government on the 25th of November 1960.[…]

16 Days Of Activism

It’s the beginning of the 16 days of activism on violence against women and girls. Every 25th November to 10 December is a period set aside to raise our voices to speak against the violence women and girls face in our society. The theme for this year is UNITE! Activism to end violence against women[…]