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[…]

Factors Responsible for the Lingering Gender Based Violence

Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the most prevalent and persistent challenges women and girls around the world are confronted with, and this expresses the disparity in power relations between women and men. The underlying root causes for gender-based violence can be difficult to uncover, as it requires us to look beyond what we see[…]

Access to Leadership in Nigeria; Any Hope for Persons with Disabilities?

The International Day for Persons with Disabilities was first declared by the United Nations in 1992. The day was create awareness into the issues that hindered the social , economic and political development of persons with disabilities. Also, it was meant to advance their rights and wellbeing. Persons with disabilities usually suffers marginalisation and are[…]

Increase Women’s Participation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development of the Society

Nations where women are granted access to leadership positions,have experienced rapid development. For instance,Rwanda, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Denmark, Australia and others. While these nations are expanding, Nigeria is still faced with quite several challenges limiting its development One of the needs of Nigerian women is the desire for inclusion. This cut across every sector of[…]

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[…]