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30 Mar 2019
Weak institutions and poverty are the oil the political corruption needs to thrive. This was the core of an elections debriefing on vote buying, voters’ inducement and other forms of manifestations of political corruption organised by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in collaboration with Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Election Observation Platform…
2 Feb 2019
Gubernatorial candidates in Ogun State have pledged their support to the women in the state to facilitate a level playing ground for women who have been marginalized...
29 Dec 2018
With the rising cases of maternal mortality, negligence in attending to pregnant women has led to some women patronizing traditional birth attendants or seeking help in private hospitals above their income. The Women Advocate Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in a town hall meeting with healthcare providers and women in Lagos, recently focused on government’s…
24 Oct 2018
Women have urged Nigerians to unite, in spite of their religious and political affiliations to hold politicians and all public office holders accountable for corruption.
8 Sep 2018
Ahead of 2019 general elections, women have called for political parties to allow more females emerge as candidates in the forthcoming primaries to give them better chance and increase their involvement in politics and governance.
4 Aug 2018
In a bid to bring women vying for political positions under one umbrella, encourage more women to seek political offices and ensure that more women support to the female folk...
4 Mar 2018
Despite contributing about 70 per cent in food production, processing and marketing, women farmers claim they are still highly disadvantaged...
27 Feb 2018
Experts have in Abuja assesed raising cases of attacks against schools across the country, especially in the Northern part, have said across...
24 Feb 2018
Civil Society Organisations have raised alarm over the growing attack against schools across the country, stating that unless there is a national policy targeted...
16 Dec 2017
Women in Lagos State have called on the government to provide quality medical care, especially for low-income women at the grassroots, to protect their human right to life.
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.
17 Oct 2017
As part of activities marking this year’s International Rural Women’s Day, a coalition of women civil society organisations (CSOs) have tasked the Federal Government to help rural women farmers...

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