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AWB is proud to present 'She Thrives', a Safety in the Workplace podcast combining real life accounts from women who have faced violence in their workplaces with perspective from thought leaders.

The podcast is an important part of our Violence Against Women in The Workplace Initiative and is funded in part by Ford Foundation.


The 10-episode series will air on Wednesdays from 1:00pm -1:30pm on BEAT 99.9 FM. It is also available on Podbean and other podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify etc at 4:00pm, every Wednesday. 


Some of this season's guests include:

Uche Ofodile, CEO, MTN Benin Republic

Chidinma Lawanson, Country Head, Mastercard Foundation

Folasope Aiyesimoju, GMD,UAC of Nigeria Plc

Toolz Oniru-Demuren, Media Personality & Program Director,Beat99.9fm

• Ufuoma McDermott, Filmmaker & Actress


Partner organisations include:



“This podcast was created to confront this culture of looking away; to sensitize the public and policymakers about how widespread workplace violence against women is and its effects on women and our society. It was created so women could come out and say, ‘Here’s what I’ve faced and I’m tired of facing it.” – Chair, AWB, Nkiru Balonwu.


According to the Program Manager, Inem King “The primary objective of this podcast is to inform the public about the existence and prevalence of workplace violence against women, and detail its adverse effects on women, businesses, societies and economies. It also serves as a springboard for recommendations to relevant stakeholders whose policies, regulations and rules can mitigate this menace.”


The podcast will help stakeholders (women, men, workplaces, regulatory bodies, policymakers, etc.) better understand and tackle violence against women and create policy models that can be applied to workplaces across the continent.