NOTWITHSTANDING their social, religious, educational handicaps women, youths, minorities and people with disabilities are still able to thrive in …
The ONE Campaign, an international humanitarian group, is raising an alarm on the serious humanitarian crisis in the North East of Nigeria, saying …
APPROXIMATELY two-thirds of men, women, boys and girls in countries where female genital mutilation is common say they want the practice to …
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is battling widows in his domain who were allegedly beating up by his supporters while they are protesting the harsh treatment meted out to one of their members, Viola Onwuliri, minister of state for education …
Nigeria along with the global community has marked the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, on November 25 …
Sign of oedema in the hand

Oedema in Pregnancy

- Many women experience oedema during pregnancy while others do not. But medical experts assure that there is nothing unusual in a woman’s swelling of the feet and ankles during pregnancy if the tips on how to manage oedema are...
- In spite of the adverse consequences on those who pass through it, female genital mutilation is a cultural practice that has refused to die |  By Vincent Nzemeke  |  Sep. 30, 2013 @ 01:00 GMT CHIOMA Achi felt a severe pain...
- Maternal mortality rate remains high in the country, but the stakeholders in the health industry are not giving up to redress the situation |  By Chinwe Okafor  |  Aug. 26, 2013 @ 01:00 GMT EARLY this year, the whole Nollywood industry...
Patience Jonathan

Rallying for Peace

- Patience Jonathan, Nigeria’s first lady, leads more than 30,000 women on a peace rally in Abuja |  By Chinwe Okafor  |  Aug. 26, 2013 @ 01:00 GMT BUSINESS activities in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, were brought to a standstill...
Park Geun-hye

Woman of Destiny

Park Geun-hye, first female president-elect of South Korea joins the league of female heads of government around the world |  By Anayo Ezugwu  |  Dec. 31, 2012 @ 01:00 GMT THE number of women as heads of government rose by one...
Uche Amazigo, a Nigerian expert in public health whose research finding have helped in the treatment of river blindness in Africa has won the prestigious Prince Mahidol Award |  By Olu Ojewale  |  Dec. 10, 2012 @ 01:00 GMT UCHE Amazigo,...

Cynthia the Farmer

Cynthia Mosunmola Umoru takes pride in identifying herself as a farmer and is very passionate about farming |  By Maureen Chigbo  |  Dec. 2, 2012 @ 12:11 GMT SHE does not look like the quintessential farmer, who resides in the rural...
A United kingdom sponsored study on Nigeria reports that women’s economic situation is growing worse because of governments’ failure to marry theoretical policies with practical implementation |  By Maureen Chigbo  |  Nov. 19, 2012 @ 01:00 GMT “THE CHALLENGE: Nigeria’s 80.2...
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