Nigeria | GBV Prevention Network - Part 2

Posted by in News on May 6, 2015

Nigeria: Nema Receives 275 Rescued Women, Children

Nigeria: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said it received 275 women and children that were rescued from Sambisa…

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Posted by in News on April 29, 2015

Nigeria: Troops Rescue 293 Girls, Women From Sambisa Forest

Nigerian troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast have rescued no fewer than 200 girls and 93 women from Sambisa…

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Posted by in News on April 15, 2015

The Menace of Boko Haram

Nigeria/Global: In September 2014, a 19-year-old woman whom I will call Aisha was celebrating a friend’s wedding in a small…

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Posted by in News on March 4, 2015

Nigeria: Violence Against Women – Time to Pass Bill

Nigeria: The Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill, first introduced in 2003 and re-introduced in 2007 and 2011, seeks among…

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Posted by in News on October 20, 2014

The tragic case of Nigeria’s ‘bird’ woman

Nigeria: The film begins in a blur. An angry mob and a policewoman can just be made out, gathered in…

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Posted by in News on October 9, 2014

Nigeria: Women Entrepreneurs – Knowing the Terrain and Overcoming Challenges

TODAY, women have become central in discussions that have to do with development. Efforts are being made therefore, in and…

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Posted by in News on April 30, 2014

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Taken as Brides by Militants

For two weeks, retired teacher Samson Dawah prayed for news of his niece Saratu, who was among more than 230…

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Posted by in News on April 30, 2014

Nigeria: Women and Unemployment – Way Forward

“But women face greater vulnerabilities in the labour market because of their relative lack of education and training, the tendency…

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