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Gender-Based Violence

14 Mar
International Women’s Day, celebrated every March 8, is a day to commemorate the achievements of women and gender equality advocates. This year’s theme focuses on innovation and digital technology for gender equality, recognising the rising influence of technology...
25 Feb
Gender and disability advocates have highlighted how social norms in West African communities tacitly promote exclusion of people with disabilities and allow gender-based violence (GBV) to thrive.
22 Feb
Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP), yesterday, urged victims and survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) to speak up and dismiss fear of stigmatisation for justice to be served.
3 Feb
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has introduced a Nigerian Internal Security and Public Safety Alert System (N-Alerts), for the report of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) before, during and after the general election.
29 Jan
Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has empowered 104 high-risk survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence under its business grant programme, in line with the state government’s commitment to providing a holistic response to survivors.
28 Jan
Learning through Skills Acquisition Initiative (LETSAI) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have partnered to innovate a voiceless communication method for reporting gender-based violence, sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
21 Jan
As part of efforts to combat sex trafficking and prostitution, a Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW), has urged the Nigerian government to protect “the most marginalised women”.
15 Jan
Learning through Skills Acquisition Initiative (LETSAI) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have partnered to innovate a voiceless communication method for reporting gender-based violence, sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. In March 2022, LETSAI, a youth-led, women and girl-child non-profit organisation signed a partnership agreement with UNICEF titled, Increasing Access to Comprehensive and Gender-Responsive Services for…
27 Dec
The Champion Women Entrepreneurs Mentoring Association (CWEMA) has charged government and other critical stakeholders to increase avenues for empowerment of Nigerian women who are prone to gender-based violence as a result of poverty.      President of the Association, Olakintan Wellington, said this at the weekend during an event to mark 16-days of activism against…
14 Dec
The United State Agency for International Development (USAID), yesterday, called for media collaboration to fight violence against women and girl children, stressing that such collaboration will not only increase the fight, but also amplify voices of women and girls to end Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state.
13 Dec
The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Olubunmi Adelugba and wife of the governor, Dr. Olayemi Oyebanji, yesterday, enlisted the support of traditional rulers, security agencies, judiciary, media and other stakeholders to reduce Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the state.
10 Dec
In commemoration of the 16 Days of Global Activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the Magni-Cedar Production House, in partnership with the British Council and Live Abundantly...


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