International women’s day (IWD) was marked on 8 March with corporate organisations, religious bodies, the government and members of the public using the day to discuss the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women and the challenges they face. This year’s theme, #BreakTheBias resonated with Nigerians, as the message for gender equality was clearly passed on.
The National Deputy President of NASME, Otunba Gbemisola Oduntan gave the commendation while addressing participants at the event. She said the partnership with Unity Bank enabled NASME to roll out an engagement programme for women entrepreneurs in commemoration of the IWD, adding that the programme specifically targeted those in MSME sectors and provided a platform for corporate partners to join collaborative initiatives that will impact positively on the businesses of individual members of NASME in Lagos.
To commemorate the annual global International Women’s Day, Dangote Group, through the Dangote Women’s Network (DWN) celebrated the various outstanding contributions of its female workforce while hosting all its members of staff across Africa to collectively mark the 2022 IWD celebration titled: “BreakTheBias”.
In every society, there are women of all ages whose husbands have gone to the great beyond, most especially the vulnerable ones. The underprivileged widows and their vulnerable children constitute a significant component of every country’s population.
The Divisional Head, Retail Business, Wema Bank Plc, Dotun Ifebogun, launched the unique gender loan offering at a webinar, themed: “Challenge Today for an Equal Tomorrow,” held on March 12 to mark the IWD.
Ojukwu made this known in a statement signed by Fatimah Mohammed, deputy director public affairs in the commission on the International Women’s Day celebrated every March 8.
Tallen made this known on Monday at a press briefing in commemoration of the 2021 International Women’s
Day (IWD) and Zero Discrimination Day celebration in Abuja.
New-age financial solutions powerhouse, Zedcrest Group, marked the International Women’s Day by organising a career and mentoring programme for its female staff and customers at its Marina Office in Lagos State on Tuesday.
This year, the theme for International Women’s Day was: “Press for Progress,” a strong call to press forward and speed up the move for gender parity and inclusiveness.