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Clean Technology Hub presents: “NWANYỊ BÙ ÍFÉ” Campaign – Celebrating Unsung, Innovative and Phenomenal Igbo Women

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8th is globally known as the International Women’s Day (IWD); a day designated to celebrate the economic, political and social achievements of women – past and present. It is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights.

well as a day for a global call to action demanding gender parity in the role of women in the society. In commemoration of this year’s #InternationalWomensDay celebration, a coalition of partner organizations (Clean Technology Hub, in partnership with TechHer and Society of Igbo Professionals) is running a digital campaign with the theme: “NWANYỊ BÙ ÍFÉ.” 
Nwanyị bù ífé is an Igbo phrase that translates to: “A Woman Is Valuable.” The focus of the campaign is to identify, celebrate and amplify the visibility of Igbo Women who are innovative, phenomenal & are selflessly enhancing the well-being of people in their community and beyond.
Igbo women are universally acknowledged for their display of exceptional bravery, unity and excellence in all spheres of lives: academia, business and commerce, public service, religion, STEM, creative and literary arts etc. #InternationalWomensDay
Based on historical precedence – from Aba women’s riot, Flora Nwapa’s advocacy for children, widows & survivors of the Biafran war, and to the present day, contemporary Igbo women have continued to break boundaries & chart new courses, even in the face of daunting challenges.
Join us today, to celebrate these 20 illustrious Igbo women who are the true definition of “Nwanyị bù ífé.” #InternationalWomensDay 

#WWNAdvocacy #NwanyiBuIfe #ShatteringTheSilence |#MeToo by Eketi Edima Ette


I’m angry.

I heard the story of a certain school in Lagos taking the side of a teacher against a three-year old girl’s accusation of sexual impropriety. When I read that headline, I felt a heavy ball drop in my stomach; a potpourri of pain, incandescent rage, and horror. I have been there. I was three too.

At first, I didn’t want to write this but I’ll do it for her. I’ll do it because when it comes to toddlers and older children, in the face of evidence properly collected, many people still believe they have no memories of traumatic experiences, and are prone to telling tales.

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#WWNAdvocacy #LeadershipMatters #PostcardsFromAfrica| Richard Ezekiel, a Deaf Nigerian Citizen, Writes a Thought-Provoking Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari

Introduction.

I got to know about the creativity, resilience and positive attitude of this remarkable young man, Mr. Richard Ezekiel, when he approached my Management Team, Olive Media Network, for permission to perform a choreographed dance piece titled; ‘DEFIANCE’, (an adaptation based on one of my poems), at #BAIDDF – the Bay Area International Deaf Dance Festival in California. His production company -Magic Finger Entertainment was the only Nigerian/African group invited to perform at the event.

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