Commitment from men will fastrack passage of GEO Bill – Olujimi

ENE OSANG in this piece reports that Nigerian  women blame the slow passage of the Gender and Equal Opportunies Bill (GEOBill) on the lack of commitment from their male counterparts.  Deputy Minority Whip at the House, Senator Biodun Christine Olujim, has poured out her thoughts on the (GEObill), as she pegged the refusal to pass the bill into law More...

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By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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Dynamics of participatory governance, implication for young women in Nigeria

Happiness Ogbuehi, a mentee of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (NWTF) is the winner of the 2017 #MyBoldSteps Young Women Essay Competition. In this piece she gives a young woman’s perspective of governance in Nigeria More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Women demand implementation of Uwais report

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja Nigerian women has called for the full implementation of the popular Uwais report, saying it contains 60% of their aspirations for the actualization of gender parity in Nigeria. This was More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Aisha Buhari canvasses action against heating loss

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has charged medical authorities in the country to ensure the provision of adequate diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative services in hospitals across the country, in More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Sokoto state to establish agency for girl-child education

As part of renewed efforts to enhance access to education among females in Sokoto, the state government said it is establishing an agency specifically for girl-child education. In a statement by the state Governors’ More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Gender activist tasked on selflessness

Stories by Ene Osang Abuja Member of parliament at the Benue state House of Assembly Honourable Susan Ngunan Addingi,  has stressed the need for female gender activists to see the gender struggle as a course that More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Minister lauds Mohammed’s appointment, says it’s deserved

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development Senator Aisha Alhassan, has lauded the appointment of Nigeria’s Minister of Environment Ms Amina Mohammed as the new United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary General. In More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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NGO gives free medical attention to rural women, girls

Change Managers International (CMI) a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) has lamented the increasing rate of deaths in rural communities, due to a lack of medical facilities. Its Assistant Program Officer Nendirmwa More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Activist faults Kano emir’s ‘one wife’ bill

Maryam Garba Hassan, a 34-year-old graduate of Education from Bayero University Kano, is the Executive Director Centre for Advocacy Gender and Social Inclusive; which is a gender based Non Governmental Organisation More...

By Blueprint Admin Staff On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Lack of party democracy, challenge to women – WIPF

By Ene Osang Abuja The Women in Politics Forum (WIPF) has blamed slow progress of woman in the nation’s politics on the lack of internal party democracy within political parties. President of the forum  Barrister More...