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Women’s Rights
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...
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....
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...
In the dynamic landscape of social change and empowerment, one initiative shines as a testament to the transformative power of dedication and vision. The Equity Destitute Child’s Rights and Welfare Initiative, founded and officially registered in 2018, has emerged as a trailblazer in championing the rights and welfare of the marginalized, led by an exceptional...
(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
The magazine will not only give a voice to the challenges and giants strides of women in all works of life, but it will also generally change the narratives.    BY WOMEN EMPOWERMENT EDUCATION AND PEACE BUILDING INITIATIVE (WEPBI)   Download Your Copy 
In Ikpamodo community in Igbo Eze north, women were being flogged naked at the market square for insulting their husbands as Igwe council was aware of this practice, however, when the WVL-N project came to WEPBI through ActionAid Nigeria, this practice changed as women are now part of the Igwe cabinet in the community and...
  The WVL-N project year 2 reporting period was a mix of both exciting and unanticipated events evident through increased institutional capacities of LWROs, On-boarding and funding of 72 Community-Based Organizations, additional funding of $750,000 CAD to address COVID 19 induced SGBV, completion of the first round of SIF granting and implementation, disbursement of four...
  This paper discussed the several efforts made by the public and private sectors at the national and international level to ensure a balanced and equitable society where women political participation is seen to have been attained. Women participation in politics and representation in power in Nigeria’s nascent democracy has been consistently marred by underrepresentation...
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