Why Menstrual Equity is Key to Achieving Gender Equity

Menstrual inequity refers to the unequal access to menstrual products, facilities, education, and sanitation that many women and girls face around the world. It is a pervasive issue that affects women and girls in both developed and developing countries and has wide-ranging impacts on their health, education, and economic opportunities. One of the leading causes […]

You Need Determination To Make A Difference In Your Community – Fatima Usman

My SDG journey started In 2018 during my service year for NYSC (National Youth Service Commission). As a youth corps member, I joined the SDGs Community Development Service (CDS) group and learnt more about the Global Goals for Sustainable Development. I also attended capacity-building workshops and training on Agenda 2030, which sparked my interest in […]

ASUU strike bigger threat than COVID-19 – Youth group

The lingering industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities has remained a bigger threat to the economic growth of Nigeria compared to COVID-19 pandemic and the war between Russia and Ukraine, Nigerian youths said on Friday. According to them, the strike action by the lecturers would slow down Nigeria’s economic recovery and growth […]

Embracing Digital Activism in Speaking Truth to Power

Do you know how often I have considered leaving this country in my lifetime or last year? More than I can count, and can you blame me? I live in a nation where all my efforts for change and more favourable living conditions for myself are frustrated by the same bodies that dare call me […]

Mid-Year Review:19 Youth-led Projects, 3 Nigerian States, Many Impact Stories

“There is no act too small, no act too bold. The history of social change is the history of millions of actions, small and large, coming together at critical points to create a power that governments cannot suppress.” Howard Zinn INTRODUCTION The Speak Up, Stand Out project has been in existence for more than six […]

The Challenges and Solutions To Young Women’s Economic Empowerment in Nigeria (Webinar Report)

Together, advancing gender equality has the incredible opportunity to enhance young women’s participation and optimal engagement in the economy. It is more important to ensure that women’s voices are heard and centred in thematic policy, implementation and intervention processes. That was the message at the recent webinar organized by Nigeria Youth SDGs Network in partnership […]