Browsing: Women

Stakeholders in Nigeria want to improve programs that help women become more financially independent. They believe that creating consistent and approved measures for women's economic empowerment policies and plans will help raise women's financial status. The stakeholders expressed this during a workshop on WEE indicators and action plans.

The Federal Government has said plans are underway to unveil a programme to ensure gender equality and women’s empowerment across the country. The empowerment programme is tagged “the Gender Education, Engagement, Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Programme.” The Senior Special Assistant to President Bola Tinubu on Student Engagement, Sunday Asefon, disclosed this in a statement made available […]

In an effort to enhance support for female entrepreneurs, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria has introduced a new brand to reposition the agency's focus on achieving its goal of job creation, rural industrialization, and enhancement of livelihood through sustainable development of the Small Medium Enterprise sub-sector. The SMEDAN expressed in a statement…

Emily Temple-Wood has written approximately one Wikipedia article every ten days since she was 12 years old, totaling around 330. The work of the 21-year-old undergraduate, studying molecular biology at Loyola University of Chicago, unabashedly exposes sexism—and in the process, has exposed her to some of it. Temple-Wood’s output has made her the target of […]