Active Citizen Fellowship: Meet the Selected Participants
The Active Citizen Fellowship returns after it was first launched on the 15th of June, 2021, with a fellow-up edition on the 7th of November, 2021. Candidates for the 3rd cohort of the fellowship have been announced following weeks of rigorous screening and selection.
Ending Female Genital Mutilation By 2030
Like every year, the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is celebrated on 6 February. FMG involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injuries to the female genital organs without medical reasons. This practice is internationally recognized as a violation of the human rights of children, girls, and women.
Second cohort of the Active Citizen Fellowship
The second cohort of the Active Citizen Fellowship has started with a session on Active Citizenship. Selected applicants present learnt first-hand how they could leverage active citizenship to deepen and scale their impact. This article throws some light on the fellowship.
An Overview of the Active Citizen Fellowship for Young African Leaders
In June 2021, the Active Citizen Fellowship was launched. Its purpose was to provide an interactive, virtual learning experience for young social entrepreneurs and civil society leaders in Nigeria, who have committed to promoting democratic principles and improving the quality of life in their communities.
Some facts about the effectiveness of handwashing in combating illnesses and diseases
Since 2008, the world has celebrated Global Handwashing Day annually on October 15 to promote handwashing with soap and water as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent disease and save lives, especially among children and youth. But how effective is handwashing in combating illnesses and diseases?
Meet Oluwaseun Folajuwon-Banjo
Oluwaseun’s story and legacy is yet another proof of the crucial role that empowered, and principled women play in nation-building. This international Day of the Girl Child, let us join her and the rest of the defenders of our esteemed rights in fighting for a better future for all, boys and girls alike.