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  The door to many doors is what the Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria (WVL-N) Project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has been to many Local Women’s Rights Organisations (LWROs) in six (6) states where it works. Attah Sisters Handholding Foundation (ASHH) is one of such organization and is blazing the trail in Bauchi...
Olive Community Development Initiative (OCDI) is one of the local women right organizations (LWROs) implementing interventions under the Women Voice and Leadership (WVL) Project, funded by Global Affairs Canada through ActionAid Nigeria. Our interventions has been focused increasing the enjoyment of Human’s Right by women & girls in Kwara state and we have been achieving...
  Ebere Ifendu is a leader in many fields and a passionate advocate for gender equality and women’s rights. As a widely respected woman, she is the first woman to be elected as the National Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Labour Party (NLP). She is a renowned Party Management Strategist and the President of Women...
Yesterday, all roads leading to the National Assembly in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja were blocked by the Nigerian Women as they determined to break the age-long Constitutional bias against the women in Nigeria particularly at the decision making level. The women, in their demands made it clear on the need for the government of...
Nigerian women are using radio to revolutionise their struggle for gender justice in their country. Media engagement primarily through radio is playing a more strategic role in increasing the visibility of women and their issues. Radio has become one of the most highly employed platforms for organising engagements by women’s groups in advancing women’s rights...
I want to start this blog post by expressing my distaste, anger, confusion, anxiety, and total disappointment towards the unjust treatment melted against women. It is horrific to say the least. So much has been said on this particular issue, yet little has been done to curb this menace. If you are a man reading...
Women Aid Collective (WACOL) has held a two-day training of Paralegal officers in Enugu State. The training commenced on July 12 and ended on July 13 at Gold Value Hotel, New Haven, Enugu, Enugu State. The officers were effectively trained to develop skills and grasp their roles and functions as paralegal officers in their communities....
UNDERSTANDING AND ENDING CHILD MARRIAGE: INSIGHTS FROM HAUSA COMMUNITIES   BACKGROUND Despite substantial progress over the last two decades, girls still have on average lower levels of educational attainment than boys in West and Central Africa. This is in part because every day, close to 6,000 girls in the region (2.1 million girls annually) are...
Mr. Ndagi and his wife, Adama looked back and cursed the day they promised off their unborn daughter to a sly monster in exchange for few notes of the Naira for their survival. Their 12-year old daughter, Asabe was kidnapped, drugged, and raped for days by 45-year old Badigi whom her parents had betrothed her...
We have come to realize that a woman’s voice represents the voice of the most socially excluded in the society today. This is why the ‘Women Leadership Academy’ is set up to advance knowledge, and deepen the capacity of women who have interest in political leadership and get them prepared and positioned to successfully run...
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