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[…]

Leadership and Civic Knowledge Enhancement Project for Young Women in the FCT

Towards the end of 2022, HEIR Women Hub was privileged to be one of the beneficiaries of the Nigerian Youth Futures Fund (NYFF) Grant. With over 3000 applications across the nation, our proposal was considered for such a great opportunity. In this light, HEIR Women Hub will be hosting a Leadership and Civic Knowledge Enhancement[…]

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[…]

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[…]

16 days of Activism

To mark the 16 days of Activism 2022, HEIR Women Hub will be hosting live sessions to discuss pressing issues that concern violence against women and girls with possible recommendations to proffering long-lasting solutions. We would be engaging dignitaries from different works as we discuss the future of young women. The theme for this year’s[…]

Women in Politics

For some decades now, women have been actively involved in politics although when compared to the participation of men, the turnout of women becomes poor. women globally form about 50% of the world’s population but this hasn’t influenced women’s political representation. Bringing it back to Nigeria, we have a very low turn of women in[…]

A Media Advocacy to Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria

The HEIR Women Hub team paid an advocacy visit to Radio Nigeria (Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria) to discuss on the project on Career Barriers and Workplace Sexual Harassment against Young Women in Nigeria as supported by @fordfoundation and possible ways to work with the corporation to create awareness to the public on Sexual Harassment[…]

HEIR Women Hub Celebrates its 6th Anniversary with a Provincial Registration from ICPC.

PRESS RELEASE The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on the 19th of August 2022 handed over a letter of Provincial Registration as a member of the National Anti-corruption Coalition (NACC) to Blessing Sani, the Communications Officer at HEIR Women Hub in their office in Abuja. ICPC had earlier declared sexual harassment[…]