99% of the men we engaged last year agreed that perpetrators of workplace Sexual harassment should be punished. 93.5% of these men also believe that harassment affects the productivity of young women in the workplace. 79.5% of these men do not know any laws that are against workplace sexual harassment. All these and more were[…]
This is brought to you by HEIR Women Hub and Implemented by the Nigerian Youth Futures Fund and LEAP Africa with support from the MacArthur Foundation and Ford Foundation.
Victim blaming is very detrimental to the sanity of Sexual Harassment survivors. This has made a lot of young women hide cases of harassment because of the reactions they would get when they speak up. From our research on Addressing Gender Barriers against Young Women’s Career Development in Nasarawa State. This project is supported by[…]
When we engaged 200 men in 2022 to find out the knowledge gap on career barriers against young women in the workplace from the men’s perspective, some things came to our realization. These figures say a lot and beyond saying a lot, so much needs to be done to put an end to this peril.[…]
We kickstarted a project in May with the support of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund to check the: PREVALENCE AND DIMENSIONS OF GENDER-BASED BARRIERS MILITATING AGAINST YOUNG WOMEN’S CAREER DEVELOPMENT IN NASARAWA STATE. After the first phase, a validation meeting was held on the 17th of August 2023 and our researcher, Dr. Obianuju Nnadozie expounded[…]
Today we celebrate: 7 years of consistency7 years of growth7 years of impact7 years of learning7 years of wonders7 years of beautiful partnerships7 years of progress7 years of development We are grateful to you all our partners and supporters. We wouldn’t have come this far without your support. Happy Anniversary HEIR Women Hub
A picture extract of the Programme Officer for HEIR Women Hub Blessing Ejeh during an On-spot check to assess the progress of the research and assessment exercise component of the ongoing project in Keffi Local Governement of Nasarawa State supported by the Nigerian Women Trust Fund.
We tend to focus on women when we talk about sexual harassment and career barriers while men are being left behind. Based on the findings from HEIR Women Hub’s self-sponsored survey last year, we discovered that over 70% of the men we interviewed haven’t heard of any law that checks mates’ sexual harassment against women[…]
The Communications Officer of HEIR Women Hub, Blessing Sani traveled to Lafia Nasarawa State on the 5th of July 2023 for a spot check on our Enumerator (Hannatu Bala) in Lafia, Nasarawa State for the project titled; Addressing Gender Barriers against Young Women’s Career Development in Nasarawa State. This project is being carried out by[…]
HEIR Women Hub hosted a Peer to peer virtual session on Leadership and Civic Knowledge Enhancement for Young Women in the FCT. This project began in January with a training conference held on the 25th of January and a public sensitization on the 27th of January. This was made possible by Nigeria Youth Futures Fund[…]