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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
Linda was on her way to her hostel on a Thursday evening. A man has been catcalling her. She didn’t give this man attention, given that she always knew what those things meant.
Bays Planet Foundation is a woman-led NGO based in Kwara State, Nigeria. We have completed numerous projects and have reached more than 20,500 people online and offline. Be a part of us to continue the good work we started as a volunteer.