A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has trained 20 youths to sensitize the public on violence against women.
3 Jun 2022
Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has taken its fight against sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) to riverine communities as a way of eradicating the menace
3 Dec 2021
Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has faulted the Federal Government over failure to fully implement its mandate on ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
29 Nov 2021
Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has called for the end to violence against women and girls, urging victims to speak out for justice to be served.
23 Sep 2021
Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has inaugurated the state’s Gender Response Initiative Team (GRIT) headed by a gender advocate and legal practitioner, Dise Ogbise
6 Aug 2021
The Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative has tasked religious bodies
23 Feb 2021
According to the United Nations (UN), Gender Based Violence (GBV), interchangeably used with Violence Against Women or at times domestic violence, is any act of violence that results in or is likely to result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women/ young girls, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation…
24 Jul 2020
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women under the auspices of Lajna Imaillah Ahmadiyya Nigeria (LIMAN) has condemned in strongest terms the high rate of rape and gender-based violence against women and girls in Nigeria.
3 Mar 2019
Gender violence and other social conflicts form the base on which 13 female artists are celebrating the 2019 International Women’s Day. From Nigeria, Cameroun and Republic of Benin, the artists are using their paintings and sculptures to draw attention to the increasing level of sexual violence against children and women in Africa. Organised by Alexis…
3 Dec 2018
The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr. Ketil Karlson has expressed the body’s commitment to eradicating gender-based...
2 Dec 2017
With increase in gender-based violence in the country, the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) has kicked off 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence to fight this scourge.