‘What was she wearing?’
In a cosmopolitan city like Abuja, there are signages at major street corners rebuking women from dressing in a certain way and this is also common in many other states, in many tertiary institutions...
FG votes N5.6b for women empowerment, protection
The Federal Government is spending N5.6 billion on women empowerment and fight against Gender-Based-Violence (GBV) this year. Director General, National Centre for Women Development...
Attacks on northern schools derailing fight against GBV, says CSO
Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has said that abduction of pupils, especially females, in the Northern part of the country is eroding gains made
Commission settles over 20 cases of gender-based-violence in Ebonyi in two months
The National Human Rights Commission in Ebonyi said it treated more than 20 cases of gender-based violence from January till date.
Sexual abuse high in Kebbi, says government
Kebbi State Government has expressed concern over the high rate of sexual abuse in the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women
Govs frustrating fight against GBV, says CSO
Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has accused state governors of frustrating the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country.
Advocacy group trains 72 Nigerians on combating GBV
An Abuja-based NGO, Talkam Human Rights Advocacy Group trained 72 Nigerians across the 36 states on strategies for combating Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in their various states.
Brimstones And Rainbows By Ololade Akintoye Raises Awareness About Violence Against Women And Girls
Iyunola is a young girl of twelve when she gets married to a man old enough to be her father. It’s entirely on her grandmother who feels getting married and raising children would erase the pain of losing her immediate family at such a tender age. This decision leaves her pushing out a stillborn at…