26 Jun 2020
Summit to seek an end to the culture of impunity in cases of rape and gender-based violence It is no news that there has been a huge increase in the number of rape cases and gender-based violence over the past few years; and if we want to see great change and improvement, we need to…
19 Jun 2020
The West Africa Network for Peace Building, Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) and its affiliate organisations have expressed concern over the increasing sexual assault and rape of women and girls in the country.
13 Jun 2020
In the light of recent rape, sexual assault and even murder of some women in Lagos state and around the country, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), in partnership with the Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN), Spotlight Initiative comprising the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria, United Nations (UNWomen)…
11 Apr 2020
Just as Nigerians are trying to cope with the raging Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown measure announced by the Federal Government to curtail the spread...
21 Mar 2020
Prominent women, including Her Excellency, First Lady, Ogun State, Bamidele Abiodun have called on more schools to expose young girls to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
6 Mar 2020
To commemorate the 2020 International Women’s Day, the United Nations has called on world governments, public and private organisations to ensure there is equal opportunity for all regardless of gender.
29 Feb 2020
The Director, Post-Pregnancy Family Planning Project (PPFP), Dr. Taiwo Johnson, has charged men across the country to be supportive of their wives during and after pregnancy...
8 Jan 2020
Burdened by the existing practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Kwara State, a non-governmental organisation, Kick Against Genital Multiple ( KAGM) has intensified efforts to wag war against the practice in families across the state.
13 Dec 2019
As we come to the end of the year and the Christmas vacation draws near, we will be surrounded by our family members and our children home from school.
2 Nov 2019
Concerned stakeholders including the Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR), Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and Leadership Effectiveness Accountability Professionalism...
25 Oct 2019
Yes. Rape is a serious crime in Nigeria. It is a criminal offence and if found guilty, carries a life sentence.
10 Oct 2019
All around the world, especially in Africa, young girls find themselves in an insane environment where sexual abuse is inevitable and seen or accepted as a norm. In most cases, some of the abused girls have no voice, can’t speak or open up for fear of being stigmatized. These young girls are molested, threatened, deceived,…