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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...
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...
In Nigeria, due to widespread discrimination, extensive rights violations, neglect and stigmatization, women and girls living with disabilities are at 3 times greater risks of suffering physical, sexual and economic abuse compared to women and girls without disabilities. This risk is further exacerbated by a lack of information and the limited capacity of women living...
Adolescent Mothers in Nigeria are faced with heightened barriers to quality education. According to the National Demographic Health Survey (2018), 1 in 5 girls between ages 15-19 years have begun childbearing. When girls become pregnant,they are either suspended from school with no stipulated date for resumption or they quietly drop out of the school system...
Targeting vulnerable women and girls who are at high risk of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), the goal of the project goal was to contribute to reduced incidences of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) for women and girls through effective implementation of women-led Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) programming across project locations. Download Report Below
The Accessing SGBV Services (ASK) Directory is a GBV service directory that comprises of the name and contact details of NGOs in Kwara State that offer GBV services such as Access to Justice, counselling, therapy sessions, medical, legal, economic support, referrals among other. The document was developed by Olive Community Development Initiative (OCDI) a partner...
(2023 – 2028) DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS GROUP Within the past two decades, we have continued to witness the growing interest in the advancement of rights of women and girls in Nigeria. Gender equality and women empowerment (GEWE) is recognized as the game changer in the achievement of global, regional and national commitments on human rights and...
A compendium of success stories implemented by ActionAid Nigeria through the WVL N  project. This document brings together examples of best practices emerging from the project, which led to changes in attitudes and behaviors in the target communities and the women and girls themselves. Download below
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