Instagram Live Invitation

HEIR WOMEN HUB Presents an Instagram live session Supported by Ford Foundation. Theme: The VAPP Act: a tool for tackling workplace sexual harassment against young women. Date: Friday 1st July 2022 Time: 7:00 pm (WAT) Venue: Instagram (@heirwoman) Hosted by: Añuli Aniebo Ola-Olaniyi, ED HEIR Women Hub. Guest Speaker: Mrs. Ngozi Ike, The Secretary, Social[…]

An Advocacy Visit to Amnesty International

Photo from left to right: Añuli Aniebo Ola-Olaniy, ED HWD, Adetutu Oshagbami FO HWD, Blessing Ejeh, PO HWD, Osai Ojigho CD AI, Cecilia Oluwafisiayo Aransiola, Research AI, Blessing Sani, CO HWD, Michael, Media AI. The HEIR Women Development team went to Amnesty International Abuja on Tuesday the 26th of April 2022 for an advocacy visit[…]

Young women go through a lot in our society today.

Young women go through a lot in our society today. Not just today, it has been so for ages. Although better now, women face a lot of biases. Some of these biases have made some women build barriers around their lives. They’ve spelled out how they act, relate, and connect to the world. The truth[…]

51 Percent of Women In The Workplace Have Experienced Sexual Harassment.

After gathering findings from out in-depth research on career barriers and workplace sexual harassment against young women in Nigeria. Using Abuja as a case study, we got to find out that 51% of the women we interviewed have experienced sexual harassment at the workplace. It wouldn’t be wrong to say there is a larger percentage[…]

Breaking the Bias of Sexual Harassment at workplaces to mark the International Women’s Day 2022.

Breaking the Bias of Sexual Harassment at workplaces to mark the International Women’s Day 2022. HEIR Women Development held 2 live sessions last weekend on Twitter Spaces, and IG live to mark International Women’s Day. These two sessions were held on the 7th of March and the 11th of March. It was enlightening and expository[…]

Bitter Lemon (A story)

Bitter Lemon My name is Amaka. I am a second-class upper graduate from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. I always thought my good result would pave the way for me after graduation, but I was wrong. Entering into the Nigerian labor market played out a different script for me. I got a job[…]

Media Publications on Career barriers and workplace sexual harassment against young women in Nigeria.

Research Publication Updates. The recent research on career barriers and workplace sexual harassment in Nigeria has attracted the attention of different publication and media houses in Abuja Nigeria. Many thanks to the team at HEIR Women Development and FORD FOUNDATION who worked tirelessly to make this happen. Below are links to some of our publications[…]

Sexual Harassment at work place (2)

Sexual Harassment at workplace (2) HEIR Women Development is a social enterprise borne out of the need to see young women take on more decision-making positions and venture into leadership opportunities. In this regard, we recently completed research on “Career barriers and workplace sexual harassment against young women in Nigeria,” using Abuja Nigeria as a[…]