Tag: International Women’s Day

NSE Calls for Action to Step it Up for Gender Equality

March 8, 2016/NSE The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, held series of activities to commemorate International Women’s Day and to advocate for gender equality. Created to inspire women, International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women’s past, present and future, while calling for […]

MasterCard Takes Action and Makes Change on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2016/MasterCard By Margaret Curran Did you know according to the World Bank, only 47%  of women worldwide have access to formal financial services? This is one of the biggest challenges women face in economic empowerment. Today, in honor of International Women’s Day, there is a global effort to […]

AfDB releases new report on the impact of Ebola on women

March 7, 2016/AfDB On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016, the Office of the African Development Bank’s Special Envoy on Gender, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, has launched a report on “Women’s Resilience: Integrating Gender in the Response to Ebola.” The AfDB-commissioned study brings to light a topic that has […]