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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...
In the heart of Nigeria, a story of hope and transformation is unfolding. Zaki’s Gem, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls, is weaving a tapestry of change through its Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project.   At the helm of this remarkable journey is Nafisat Zaki, the resolute Executive Director of Zaki’s Gem....
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...
ActionAid Nigeria had the distinct honor of hosting the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Jamie Christoff, the Assistant Deputy Minister Sub-Saharan Africa, Cheryl Urban, and the Head of Development Cooperation Canada in Nigeria, Ahafodji Djifa, at our Abuja Office this week. It was a strategic meeting that allowed us to showcase the results of the...
Nurturing proficiency in girls is not just about enabling them to excel in academics or careers it’s about empowering them to become confident, capable, and resilient individuals. By providing quality education, breaking stereotypes, fostering mentorship, promoting self-belief, and creating inclusive environments, we can ensure that girls have the tools they need to navigate the complexities...
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
Happy International Women’s Day 2023!This year’s theme is DigitAll: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality, and we’re here to celebrate the incredible achievements of women around the world. Let’s look at how technology has been used to advance gender equality and how it can continue to do so in the future.   Technology has been...
Violence against women and girls is real! Every day, women and girls endure different forms of violence and discriminations within the society, irrespective of their status and location. The effect of gender-based violence is enormous and devastating, sometimes immediate and at other times long term. Addressing violence against women and girls requires strategic and deliberate...
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