Lagos State Government has reiterated its efforts to curb Gender-Based Violence (GBV) through sensitisation and training of community leaders, social workers and other stakeholders.
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…
Civil Society Organisations have been charged to demand accountability from the government for budget allocation at all levels to cater for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
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.
The Foundation for Peace, Hope and Conflict Management (FPHCM) has expressed sadness over increasing cases of gender-based violence (GBV) in Taraba State and the Northeast.
Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) has accused state governors of frustrating the fight against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the country.
3 Dec 2020
Gender rights advocacy groups, including Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA) Initiative, Women Trust Fund (WTF), Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), West Africa, Women Advocates Research and Documentary Centre ...
28 Nov 2020
Experts have said that curtailing sexual and gender-based violence will require collective effort of diverse stakeholders. They said that both men, influencers and those not directedly involved...
21 Nov 2020
Owing to the rising cases of gender-based violence against women, the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in collaboration...