By

Adeyinka Adepoyigi
The insecurity issue in Nigeria has become a graveconcern to all well-meaning citizens. Most of them continue to wonder how the country arrived at such a dastardly situation where no one is safe. The problem is escalating and now appears to be totally out of control. Insecurity in Nigeria is a recurring phenomenon that threatens...
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In a distressing turn of events, 30 mothers and widows, among others, find themselves spending another weekend behind bars after a Chief Magistrate Court in Lafia, Nasarawa State, remanded them at the Correctional Centre. The arrest and subsequent arraignment stemmed from their alleged involvement in violence and destruction of public facilities following the Supreme Court’s...
ActionAid-Nigeria in partnership with Global Hope for Women and Children Foundation facilitated the conduct of a research assessment on the analysis of gender and women’ rights fundings in Nigeria to understand contemporary issues to shape stakeholders’ engagement and priorities for advocacy to scale-up justification for donors and government to prioritize fundings for women’s rights programing...
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) successfully hosted a one-day National Dialogue on November 29, 2023, at The Palms Hotel by Tropical Galleria Abuja, commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. This event, organized in collaboration with partners under the Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project (WVL-N), funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), was aimed at...
A comparative analysis with other parts of the world would conclude that some African countries are doing relatively well, using the example of South Africa. This paper aimed to identify the status of women in South Africa and Nigeria with a historical review to point out factors that facilitated women’s increase in South Africa and...
Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP) is a registered women-led, Not-For-Profit organization that promotes the health and general development of women, young people and communities using the rights-based approach. WRAHP is also the Manager of the Ireti Resource Centre, a centre providing integrated legal and psychosocial support in a safe space for women, survivors of...
Women and Girls with Disabilities represent one of the most marginalized and vulnerable groups in Nigeria. In spite of the increased awareness about the rights of women, laws protecting women and girls from violence and several interventions to tackle cases of gender-based violence affecting women and girls with disabilities, these initiatives have not translated to...
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