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This Illustrative Resource Kit for Women was first conceived and designed by ActionAid in 2012. It was intended to be used as a guide by women facilitators in ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) communities in the deployment of the Women Peer Education Programme (as well as by other users and programmers who may find it a useful...
  About the Project: The WVL project is a five-year project funded by Global Affairs Canada. The project is aimed at tackling the barriers to gender equality and supporting the empowerment of women and girls through provision of technical and financial resources to local feminist/women’s rights organisation (LWROs[1])  that are advancing the rights of women...
The “Directory of Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) in Nigeria” is a comprehensive document that provides a consolidated listing of Sexual Assault Referral Centres across Nigeria. It serves as a vital resource for individuals, organizations, and government agencies seeking support and assistance for survivors of sexual assault. This directory aims to enhance access to essential...
Programs for young people in sub-Saharan Africa have been directed largely toward unmarriedadolescents, neglecting the fact that a large proportion of adolescents – especially girls – are married in some settings. Early marriage is a common feature of girls’ adolescence in Northern Nigeria, yet few programs are in place to support this sizeable and vulnerable...
Abstract brief The low level of political participation of women is becoming alarming and disturbing. This hampers women from contributing their quota to the development of Nigeria. Empirical observations have shown that women in position of responsibilities are noted to be hardworking and firm in their decision. The aim of the study, therefore, was to...
A compilation of success stories implemented by ActionAid Nigeria through 12 partners from the Northern and Southern Nigeria on the SLOCVAWG 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 success stories below.
In the face of the negativities, women in their collectives stood up to demand justice and redress for everyact of injustice perpetrated against women and girls in the country. More than ever before, Nigerian women have demonstrated determination to stand up for one another and jointly fight common causes that impede the achievement of gender...
  In order to achieve gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls by 2030 in accordance with Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG 5), the precise circumstances of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict states must be addressed. Nigeria is one of the countries where the manifestations of violent conflicts and crimes have...
Gender-based violence is a social menace that has robbed millions of women and girls of their lives and opportunities to develop to full potential, and has deprived the society at large the great contributions its victims would have made. Gender-based violence is one of the most prevalent human rights violation in the world. It undermines...
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