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)
A coalition of 180 civil society organisations in Lagos, working on the Spotlight Initiative Project, has called for a women-friendly constitution.
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…
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.
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.
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...
31 Oct 2020
A coalition of Feminists under the aegis of Nigerian Women Arise have called for accountability and justice for those killed and injured at the Lekki Toll Gate plaza and other places of protests.
10 Oct 2020
As 1,478,460 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) holders go to the polls today to elect the next governor of Ondo State, fears of the election being marred by monetary inducement of voters and security personnel by politicians and the influx of external factors were rife yesterday.
20 Jun 2020
With the alarming rate of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country and the need to further sensitise more people especially...
4 Apr 2020
AS the Federal Government intensifies efforts to curtail the spread of the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, a rights group has drawn attention to gender-based violence (GBV).
7 Mar 2020
In a bid to ensure gender justice in Nigeria as it relates to women and girls, the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has called for an end to all forms of gender-based violence and harmful practices, that has become the order of the day in recent times.
9 Mar 2019
As the governorship and House of Assembly elections take place today, the Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has urged Nigerians to come out en-masse, cast their votes and participate actively to protect their mandate. TMG says it is concerned about the low voter-turnout recorded in many states two weeks ago and they are of the opinion…