5 Myths about Female Genital Mutilation

In commemoration of the 2024 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, we join the world to call for an end in this harmful practice. Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) is the harmful practice involving the partial or complete removal of female genitalia(outer sexual organ) for non-medical reasons. Despite its clear definition, numerous assumptions and […]

Bays Planet Foundation and She Leads Climate Action’s Side Event at COP28, UAE


Event Announcement: “You Care for the Planet: Care for You Too – Reflection on our Well-Being as Climate Activists” Date: 3rd December, 2023Time: 14:35 – 15:25 GSTVenue: Children and Youth Pavilion, COP28 Blue Zone Located at the Expo 2020 City, Dubai We’re thrilled to invite you to a pivotal event during COP28, where we take […]

EmpowerHer: Promoting Affordable Sanitary Pads and Policy Reform for Sustainable Menstrual Health in Nigeria

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EmpowerHer: Promoting Affordable Sanitary Pads and Policy Reform for Sustainable Menstrual Health in Nigeria A Bays Planet Foundation Initiative Friday, 30th June 2023 – The Bays Planet Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the EmpowerHer Campaign, a groundbreaking project aimed at addressing the critical issue of affordable menstrual hygiene products […]

Introducing the She Leads Climate Action Fellowship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday 1st, June 2023 Today, we are excited to announce the launch of the She Leads Climate Action Fellowship, a groundbreaking program designed to equip and empower young women with the strategic knowledge and tools needed to address the urgent challenge of climate change. This fellowship takes a holistic approach, providing […]

2023 International Women’s Days Mentorship Program – Cohort 3 Onboarding ceremony

For two consecutive years, Girl Up Nigeria with support from Bays Planet Foundation has hosted a mentorship program to commemorate International Women’s Day. At Girl Up Nigeria, International Women’s Day is an opportunity to show women that we support them and believe in their dreams. We believe that mentoring is important to create connections with […]

Managing Menstrual Period Amidst the Hike in Sanitary Product Prices in Nigeria

Menstrual hygiene is a crucial aspect of women’s health and well-being, yet many women and girls in Nigeria face significant challenges in accessing affordable sanitary products. With recent price hikes, managing menstrual periods has become even more difficult, leading to health risks and social stigmatization. To address these challenges, Bays Planet Foundation is hosting an […]

ElevateHer: Girl Up Nigeria Mentorship Program 2024

Girl Up Nigeria presents the 2024 cohort call for applications for the Mentorship program for young girls and women in Nigeria who are ready to soar to greater heights of success and empowerment. At GirlUp Nigeria, we believe in the power of mentorship to ignite change and drive personal growth. Through one-on-one guidance, skill-building workshops, […]

Call for Application for the 3rd Cohort of the International Women’s Day Mentorship Program

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and, therefore, also half of its potential. Gender equality, besides being a fundamental human right, is essential to achieve peaceful societies, with full human potential and sustainable development. Moreover, it has been shown that empowering women spurs productivity and economic growth. Unfortunately, there is still a […]

International Day of Education 2023

The International Day of Education is celebrated worldwide every 24th day of January. International Day of Education is an occasion to educate the public on issues of illiteracy to advance Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Quality Education), and ensure inclusive & equitable quality education to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, equally to mobilize political will, […]