Nigeria

Posted by in News on September 25, 2019

Nigeria Must Mind The Wide Gap

All over the world, gender inequality has been analyzed as one of the major causes of poverty for women. In…

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Posted by in News on June 27, 2016

Fight against Female Circumcision Intensifies in Ebonyi

Nigeria: Students in all the secondary schools in Ebonyi state  have joined hands to fight the “barbaric” culture of female genital…

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Posted by in News on April 4, 2016

Addressing Cultural Values, Solution to Sexual Assault – Inspector-General

Nigeria: The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has called on all stakeholders to take proactive measures to address cultural…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on February 15, 2016

Repeal Law Permitting Men to Beat Wives, CSOs Tell National Assembly

Nigeria — A coalition of over sixty Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, has urged the National Assembly to repeal section 55…

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Posted by in News on July 24, 2015

Nigeria: Female Genital Mutilation – Practitioners Promise to Stop in Osun

Nigeria – Traditional circumcision practitioners and medical practitioners in Osun State have resolved to work together with a view to…

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Posted by in News on July 23, 2015

Nigeria: Campaign Against Violence On Women Kicks Off in the Edo State

Nigeria: Edo State Government, in conjunction with Edo Women’s Development Initiative (EWDI), have decried all forms of violence against women.…

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Posted by in Gender Equity on July 20, 2015

Nigeria: Radio Dramas to Tackle Women Issues, Domestic Violence Hit Airwaves

Nigeria: Two radio soap operas designed to increase knowledge around family planning, HIV/AIDS, adolescent reproductive health, women’s education, and gender-based…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on June 22, 2015

Nigeria: Contradictory laws on Rape and Infant Marriage

Nigeria:  A proposed law circumscribes the rights of women, from birth. A closer look at the last laws the previous National…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on June 15, 2015

Nigeria: Buhari’s wife urges fair representation of women in appointments

Nigeria: The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has appealed to governments at all levels to ensure fair representation of…

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Posted by in Uncategorized on May 29, 2015

Nigerian President Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria: Female Genital Mutilation outlawed after a decade of campaigning by advocates. Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigerian president, signed a bill banning…

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