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Since her independence on the 1st of October 1960, Nigeria has remained consistent in growth, moving from 42.5 million people at the time of independence from British rule to about 190 million people in the last decade with over 200 million of this population youths, making up about 60 percent of the country’s population. The …

Revitalizing Education in Nigeria: The Need for a Practical and More Inclusive Educational System Read More »

What would you like to have accomplished by your 30th birthday? Would you want to have traveled through countries of the world? Sky dived? Bought your first car or two? How about write a book? This month, we feature a 28-year-old young lady who has turned her talent in arts and writing into what many …

Jennifer Ifeatu Andrew – Public Health Enthusiast, Spoken Word Artiste, Creative Writer Read More »

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our mentorship program for young women aged 18-35 years! Evolve is a mentorship program of Strong Enough Girls’ Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI) that seeks to connect women aged 18-35 years to outstanding female professionals (above the age of 25) who provide real-world inspiration, advice and guidance to support …

SEGEI Launches “Evolve”- a Mentorship Program for Young Women Read More »

Wow! We are in November, the 11th month of the year! And it’s #Thanksgiving season! Yippee!!! What are you thankful for? This month, we are pleased to feature an amazing 16-year-old girl who makes us thankful for courageous teenagers. Peace Ayo Adegbola, a resident of Abuja in Nigeria, is a girls’ education advocate and volunteer …

PEACE AYO ADEGBOLA: GIRLS’ CHAMPION, ADVOCATE, AND VOLUNTEER Read More »

SEGEI is pleased to implement the project Promoting Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Among Adolescents and Young People (AYP) in Rural Communities in Abuja with funding support from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Government of Sweden. This is part of the O3 Nigeria “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future” Programme. …

SEGEI and UNESCO Partner to Promote Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Rural Communities Read More »