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Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
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Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women

EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter, maintained activities online. 

In the month of March 2021, we celebrated Exceptional Women in Diverse Fields under the following sub themes: 

  • African women who fought for freedom in the past
  • Women who brought about change
  • Women who are presently excelling in their fields
  • Young ladies excelling in different fields.

In April 2021, we discussed SDG 5 - Gender Equality under the following sub topics:

  • Definition of gender terms and concept
  • Different forms of inequality
  • Indicators/target of the SDG 5- Leading countries in gender equality
  • What can you do?

In May 2021, we discussed SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth under the following sub topics:

  • Statistics and background, data of women in gainful employment
  • Financial independence, women empowerment, advantages of financial independence
  • Target of the SDG 8, statistics of leading countries who have more working women
  • What can you do?

We further celebrated women in leadership by inviting an Academy leader (Diana Osagie) to speak to 56 ladies at our January Special Online Event tagged “Developing Resilience and Growing from Setbacks for Women Leaders”

In February, we discussed Women and Advocacy for Change. We went ahead to further discuss the following:

  • What is Advocacy/Activism?
  • Identifying the problems (Feminist Coalition as case study)
  • Bringing about change/forming a network of women advocates
  • Challenges in Advocacy and how to overcome them.

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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter, maintained activities online. 

In the month of December 2020, we discussed Gender Based Violence in conjunction with the 16 Days of Activism Awareness campaign and focused on the following topics: 

  • Intimate Partner Violence 
  • Domestic Violence
  • Stereotypes
  • The Need to Speak Out.

 We also shared some videos of different community members campaigning against Gender Based Violence.

 Also in December, we discussed Self Reflection and focused on:

  • Growing from setbacks
  • Developing resilience
  • Having a vision board and planning for the year ahead

 In January 2021, we ushered the ladies into the New Year with the topic Leading Ladies and we discussed the following:

  • Leadership and what it entails and who did it (Celebrating women in their various fields)
  • Problems, setbacks and how to overcome them.
  • Resilience in Leadership
  • Women Leadership in Nigeria/challenges faced (challenges of being a woman as it relates to Nigeria specifically)
  • What not to do and how to stand out as a woman in leadership in Nigeria

 We further celebrated women in leadership by inviting an Academy leader (Diana Osagie) to speak to 56 ladies at our January Special Online Event tagged “Developing Resilience and Growing from Setbacks for Women Leaders”

 In February, we discussed Women and Advocacy for Change. We went ahead to further discuss the following:

  • What is Advocacy/Activism?
  • Identifying the problems (Feminist Coalition as case study)
  • Bringing about change/forming a network of women advocates
  • Challenges in Advocacy and how to overcome them.

The Report features a link to a 16 Days of Activism Poll carried out in two communities and analytics of engagement over the three month reporting period.

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The Educate, Equip & Empower (EEE) project is designed to tackle poverty; retention, enrollment and completion of girl child education; enable networking and mentoring between female students and women professionals around the world and provide access to opportunities for women and girls in Nigeria.

SEPTEMBER 2020 - NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE

EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter maintained activities online.

In the month of September 2020, we discussed Healthy Relationships and focused on the following topics:

  1. Types of relationships
  2. Conflicts in relationships
  3. Building platonic friendships
  4. Toxic and unhealthy relationships

We also had a Facebook live chat with a mentor and discussed relationship in detail. In October 2020, we discussed Stereotypes and Today’s Woman and we discussed the following.

  1. Types of stereotypes women face
  2. Why do women still face stereotypes in the 21st century?
  3. What are the setbacks?
  4. What can we do differently?

In November 2020, we discussed two topics; Personal Branding and Gender Based Violence.

We started with Personal Branding and talked about Self-Discovery, Self-Image and Self Esteem. We went ahead to discuss Self-Love and Self-Care and ended the discussion with how to build a personal Brand.

The second topic for the month was “Gender Based Violence and Violence against Women and Girls”. We introduced and highlighted the different types of Gender Based Violence(GBV). We talked about ways to fight GBV as a society.


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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange, and mentorship, has in the last quarter-maintained activities online. 

In the month of June 2020, we discussed productivity during the lockdown and touched on the following:

i. Healthy study habits during the lockdown

ii. Tips on how to take home-based businesses online

iii. Parenting lifestyle during the COVID-19 lockdown

iv. Transforming boredom into a productive booster. 

In July 2020, the topics of discussion were self-development, where we explored personality types, goal setting, action plan, procrastination, and self-discipline.

 

In August 2020, we discussed sexual and reproductive health where we debunked some myths relating to menstrual health.

We also discussed menstrual hygiene, the menstrual cycle and the various sanitary wears highlighting the pros and cons of each. Our discussions also included Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) with a focus on HIV and HPV. We further enlightened members on sexual and reproductive health rights.

We also promoted observance days and other online activities.


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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter:

  • Was part of International Women's Day on 7 March 2020. This year’s theme ''Each for Equal'' was celebrated with over 150 women and girls in participation. It featured lectures by experts on "Waste to wealth Management', 'Security tips', 'Training on Information Technology', and a gallery show of 150 prominent and Influential women from Nigeria. During the event, we were able to register new participants to the platform.
  • Posted and engaged members daily in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Post have focused mainly on enlightening members about the facts and myths of the corona virus.

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Empowering Women for Excellence Initiative

Location: Kaduna - Nigeria
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Project Leader:
Safiya Ibn Garba
Kaduna, Kaduna Nigeria
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