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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Bays Planet Foundation launched the You Care I Care (YCIC) project, a capacity-building and stakeholder workshop to (1) Sensitise parents, guardians, and communities about identifying patterns of sexual abuse or violence in their children and (2) Develop tangible ways to address these issues collectively.
The Heading for the Future program is a project by Girl Up Nigeria and Bays Planet Foundation to bridge the gender gap in Science and Technology-related careers through encouraging and empowering young women, between the ages of 18-27 to take up and harness their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The project is […]
Girl Up Nigeria, a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization founded on the 14th of July, 2020, in alignment with the Girl Up campaign under the United Nations Foundation, celebrates 2 years of impact.
Our founder, Baliqees Salaudeen, has always loved everything that contributes to Nigerian and African-wide development. Be it the policy research space, advocacy for the girl-child, boy-child, education, gender-based violence, and several other pressing social and environmental issues.
Girl Up Nigeria, in partnership with Bays Planet Foundation, organised a series of school outreaches across three states of Nigeria to create awareness on menstrual hygiene management, break the taboos, and end the stigma around menstruation.