Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Here is a thinking mind of a sister, asking questions, pondering...
Men are stronger than women? Oh Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Can you bleed for a week and survive?
Can you squeeze a 14 inch baby from a 9 cm hole?
Can you carry a 7 pound baby in your stomach for 9months & @ the same time carry other heavy things like 20litres of water on ur head etc?
Can you take care of a child, cook,clean, and talk on the phone @ once?
Can you carry a 108 pound shopping bag?
Can you go a week only eating salad?
Can you face heartbreak?
Can you watch the love of your life be with someone else?
Can you accept lies then smile like you have heard the best truth in your lifetime?
Can you hurt your fingers while cooking and all you get is horrible comments like Its salty, Tasteless...?
Can you burn your forehead with a straightener & not complain cus u just want 2 look beautiful for someone?
Can you walk all day on 6 inch stilettos?
Can you cry all night then get up the next morning like everything is OK?
OF COURSE NOT!
Note: this is not my work but Rachael Uwah's who has agreed that I share this.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) is looking for 10 dynamic and hardworking women to partake in its current research project as field officers/agents. The research project ” Radio, Convergence and Development in Africa” is trying to research on how the purposes and functions of traditional radio in Africa are influenced by new ICTs and how these programmes are improving the lives of Nigerian Women.
The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) is a Nigerian non-governmental organisation working to empower girls and women economically and socially using information and communication technologies (ICTs). This is done through technology literacy training, technology-based projects, mentoring, work placement and research. Our alumni are women and girls who are well-equipped for working and living in an increasingly technology-driven world.
Under the direction of the Research Coordinator, the Field Agents will:
- Administer the questionnaires
- Review questionnaires for invalid or incomplete responses
- Conduct Face to Face Interview with respondents
- At least OND or its equivalent
- Previous experience with research, gender and/or information and communications technology
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
- Demonstrates strong inter-personal skills, initiative and commitment to team works
The position is available to women only.
Deadline for application is 28th Nov, 2010 and all applications which must include an application letter and a CV should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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