The emergence of Liz Truss as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) last Tuesday is fuelling fresh concerns in women’s circle in Nigeria over their low representation in the political space.
The prevalence of violence against women and girls in Nigeria has remained high in recent years and rose to a near-epidemic level during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, the society has been contending with the menace.
The Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) on Sunday held a capacity building for female traditional rulers (Iyalode) and female market women (Iyalojas) in tackling and reducing sexual...
To enhance the rights of women and girls in Nigeria, gender advocates have called for collaborative efforts from the private and public sectors to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) goal 5.
The director, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi has urged governments at all levels to commit enough funds to ensure that Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is properly addressed.
For its contribution to human rights and justice for women and girls in Nigeria, the National Human Rights Commission has awarded the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) the best Civil Society Organisation (CSO) in the country.
12 Jun 2021
To build capacity for women, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been charged to develop relevant skills on policies, preventions and response to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
4 Jun 2021
A coalition of 180 civil society organisations in Lagos, working on the Spotlight Initiative Project, has called for a women-friendly constitution.
1 Jun 2021
A group of more than 180 Civil Society Organisations in Lagos, working on the Spotlight Initiative Project have called on the National Assembly to make "the Constitution that Nigeria Women Want". The CSOs wants a document, which does not only speak to the aspiration of the Nigerian people but includes women. The participants in one…
3 Apr 2021
To drive the call for policy intervention, address violence against women and girls, grassroots women from marginalised groups have been sensitised to demand accountability from policy makers.
1 Apr 2021
Civil Society Organisations and Women rights groups have been tasked to enhance their skills to monitor and assess Nigeria’s progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Benchmarks.
9 Jan 2021
Feminist Womanifesto, a collective of more than 500 women organisations and individuals working across Nigeria to attain gender justice, has charged the Ogun State Government to give full protection...