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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

YCIC: Addressing Issues of Sexual Violence

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.

Call for Application for Heading for the Future Bootcamp

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 […]