Addressing Gender Barriers against Young Women’s Career Development in Nasarawa State.

In 2022, we rounded off a project on Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in the Federal Capital Territory where we engaged about 1060 young women from private, public, and development sectors. From our findings, it was obvious that more work needs to be done to conquer the many barriers women face[…]

We Won’t Relent

Women still encounter a lot of barriers in the workplace. This has its many disadvantages which is why we would continue to advocate until young women can enjoy a safe working environment globally. Here are some benefits of having a safe workspace 1. Increase in productivity. 2. Better job performance. 3. Improve health and mental[…]

Advancing Leadership Capacity of Young Women: A cross-generational strategy to tackling Gender Gaps in Governance.

#TheNigeriaWeWant will not be complete without engaging women to take on core roles in leadership and governance. The Leadership and civic knowledge enhancement project for young women in the FCT organized by HEIR Women Hub and made possible by Nigeria Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) and implemented by LEAP Africa with Funding from Ford Foundation and[…]

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[…]

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.[…]

Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment Meets with HEIR Women Hub.

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment under the leadership of Senator Chris Ngige, authorized to meet up with HEIR Women Hub on the 11th of August 2022 to discuss the ratification of the ILO C190 in line with our research on Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in Nigeria. This is[…]

Female Genital Mutilation: A Crisis

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION IN NIGERIA. Female Genital Mutilation can be described in simple terms as the partial or complete removal of the external female genitalia. This is a horrendous act performed against females. FGM has no link to any medical practice and it is therefore deemed a breach of the rights of females. FGM has[…]

A Radio Advocacy

The HEIR Women Hub team did justice at the radio interview on Love 104.5 FM Abuja. The topic of discussion was, “WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT: An Intricate Epidemic. This is proudly supported by Ford Foundation. The team was able to extensively discuss sexual harassment, its forms, its prevalence, and ways it can be curbed. #lovefm #HEIRWomenHub[…]