Despite the Child Rights Act domesticated in 21 states of the federation, child Labour, early marriages, sexual and gender-based violence, including low literacy rate, especially among girls, are still in practice particularly in low-income families.
In furtherance of her efforts to end violence against women and girls especially at the grassroots communities, a non-governmental organisation, Initiative for Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), has called on religious and traditional leaders...
As part of its effort to curb violence against women and girls in grassroots communities, a non-governmental organisation, Initiative for Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), held a one-day capacity building workshop for men and boys of Jikwoyi community Abuja.
The Initiative for Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), a non-governmental organization with support from ‘ActionAid Nigeria and Ford Foundation’ held a Capacity Building Workshop for Women and Girls on Cultural and Social Norms that promotes VAWG. IWOGRA implemented the activity under the Strengthening the Capacities of Women’s Rights Organizations to Combat Violence Against Women…
The Initiative for Women and Girls Right Advancement (IWOGRA), a non-governmental organization, has sensitised grassroots women from three communities in Abuja on response mechanisms...
“Madam, are you sure you can push this baby, because it looks like your whole clitoris and vagina have been chopped off,” the nurse attending to an already terrified Jessica Sampson in labour had informed her.
11 Oct 2020
Stakeholders and rights’ activists have called for protection of the girl child from being subjected to any form of inhuman treatment, as contained in the Child Rights Act in 2003.
5 Sep 2020
Grassroots women in Lagos, Enugu and Akwa Ibom states have recounted their efforts at eradicating corrupt practices during the COVID-19 lockdown and beyond in their communities.