In commemoration of the 2019 International Day of Girls and Women In science, meet the women we featured on our social media pages.
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Kate Tales Foundation in commemoration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science set to celebrate African women who etched their names in the sands of science.
This is for women and girls who (in an attempt to make the world a bit better) wake up everyday, grab the world by the neck and introduce it to themselves.
On the 11th of February, we will feature Women of Excellence from the continent who have rocked the science world, unapologetically.
“I was dragged to a fence covered in leaves, and they took the blindfold off. I could see the other girls bleeding and sobbing in pain. I saw an old woman holding a knife so sharp I could see the drops of blood sliding down the edge. It was the blood of the other girls.” – Aisha (cc Cosmopolitan)
“It is estimated that more than 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation in the countries where the practice is concentrated. Furthermore, there are an estimated 3 million girls at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation every year. The majority of girls are cut before they turn 15 years old.” WHO
“On 3 December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted with consensus a resolution proclaiming 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.
October 11, in commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child, the Regional Coordinators of North-Central and South-South region; Aliyu Ismaïl and Precious Adibe visited schools across rural communities in Nasarrawa and Anambra State, respectively, to motivate and inspire young girls about leadership, ICT and the importance of education in creating a society that empowers everyone. The South-South coordinator presented the students with gifts from the organization including a Calendar
It's that time of the year again: International Day of the Girl Child 2018.
The North-central Region will be organizing a school tour across the region on the theme: Empowered; before, during and after conflict.
"We must move forward ➡➡ not
⬅⬅ backwards on girl child rights."
"There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.
The South South Region, supported by Lauren Anderson; one of the organizers of #Shoulderup global campaign, in a bit to inspire black women in Africa to live their truth, streamed the simulcast of Journey to Legacy which featured Viola Davis and Phyllis Newhouse, in Aggah Onelga River State Nigeria.
"Around the world, leading women who represent economic power and voices of influence, have come together to launch what many believe to be the most impactful and important movements of our time.
Co-founded by Academy Award winnerViola Davis and 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year Phyllis Newhouse, this new movement is dedicated to connecting and supporting women on their journey, to bring about change in our communities - where and when it is needed the most.
It was a blast!
Author's Talk has always been an inclusive opportunity for the whole art community in Nigeria, and this would not have been possible without the writers, and lovers of art from across Nigeria who came through to make this a success.