Amina’s Journey: Empowering Dreams through Contraception and Education

Once upon a time in a small village nestled deep within the lush countryside, there lived a young woman named Amina. Amina was known throughout the village for her vibrant spirit, kind heart, and her innate ability to bring joy to everyone she encountered. She spent her days tending to the fields, caring for the […]

2023 International Day of the Girl Child Call For Essay Competition

2023 International Day of the Girl Child Call For Essay Competition Brief

In celebration of the 2023 International Day of the Girl Child, HACEY Health Initiative is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the 7th International Day of the Girl Child Essay Competition for secondary school students. The essay competition encourages critical thinking towards proffering solutions to girl child issues in Nigeria. Essay Topic The […]

Empowered Girls Thriving; Unlocking Girls Potential for a Brighter Future: The PAVE Impact

In today’s world, the ongoing struggle for gender equality has highlighted the urgent need to empower girls. Recognizing this critical priority, girl empowerment programs have emerged as a vital force in fostering their self-confidence, offering opportunities, and breaking societal constraints. The PAVE project, in particular, has played a profound role in transforming the lives of […]

PAVE Impact: Empowering Girls to Dream

In the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria, a spirited and determined young girl named Toluwani embarked on a journey fueled by ambition. Nestled in the prestigious Ibeju Lekki district, a haven of modernity and ceaseless activity, Toluwani was the resilient fourth child in a loving family of six, each bearing their own aspirations and dreams. […]

Host a Session at the EKO2023 Conference

The Society for Adolescent and Young People’s Health in Nigeria, SAYPHIN will hold the 3rd Nigerian Conference on Adolescent and Youth Health and Development, EKO2023 on 16th – 19th August 2023, in Lagos State, Nigeria. The Conference, holding under the theme: “Achieving 2030 Targets: Driving Innovation for Adolescents and Youth Health”, will focus on the […]

HACEY, Access Corporation organizes medical outreach to combat Malaria

HACEY, Access Corporation organizes medical outreach to combat Malaria

Malaria is a significant public health concern in Nigeria, accounting for a large number of deaths and illnesses every year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Nigeria accounted for 27% of the estimated global malaria cases in 2020. This statistic highlights the significant burden of malaria in Nigeria and the urgent need for effective […]

HACEY Host 3rd Annual EndFGM Conference To Advocate Eradication of Female Genital Mutilation 

3rd Annual EndFGM Conference

Leading Non-governmental organization, HACEY Health Initiative has hosted its 3rd annual end FGM conference themed: For Her Rights: Scaling Innovative Human Rights approaches in FGM Interventions. This was hosted in commemoration of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation to highlight the need for a human rights perspective in developing innovative approaches to […]

Tree Planting Exercise To Inspire Environmental Awareness

Tree Planting Exercise To Inspire Environmental Awareness

Poor levels of public support and engagement in the conservation of natural resources are frequently caused by poor understanding and sensitization of the benefits of land restoration, low resource regulation, among others. Trees are the lungs of the earth. As they provide oxygen for humans. They take in carbon dioxide and exhale oxygen, both of which […]

Ending female genital mutilation: an approach to achieving gender equality

Female genital mutilation (FGM), a historic practice that involves the partial or complete removal of the external genitalia, is thought to have been performed on 200 million girls and women.  FGM causes serious health repercussions, including but not limited to death, disfigurement, miscarriage, stillbirth, shock, bleeding, sepsis, sexual dysfunction, and posttraumatic stress disorder. It is a grave violation of human rights, especially those of women and children.  The practice is common in 30 African nations, a handful in Asia and the Middle East, and, because of global migration, in many other nations even though it is not authorized by any religion and is prohibited in many of them.  Although the practice’s acceptance or prevalence have declined in some nations, a lot still needs to be done. Adelowokan Toyin Adeola, Osun state Reproductive Health coordinator and gender desk officer, Ministry of Health speaking on the show said; “Many believe that when a woman or girl is cut, it will control her sexual urge which is not true. Women have several sensitive […]