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Women’s Rights
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...
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...
  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...
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...
Abstract: This research studied factors militating against women’s participation in politics in Enugu state using four communities (Amokwe, Ikpamodo, Ndeaboh and Eha-Amufu) drawn from three senatorial zones as case study sites. The research approach employed was Community Familiarization Visits, Focus Group Discussion (FGD) and In-Depth Interview (IDI). The FGD comprised of women and men leaders...
Prior studies have assessed economic/instrumental dimensions of women’s empowerment relative to its agency dimensions. This study assessed ever-married women’s participation in the labor market as a form of agency for empowerment and household decision-making in Nigeria. The study utilizes secondary data from three national surveys of Nigeria’s 2003, 2008, and 2013 Demographic and Health Surveys...
Women’s rights are part of the fundamental human rights that are recognized in international human rights treaties. While Nigeria has acceded to a number of international instruments on the promotion and protection of women’s rights, women in this country have yet to realize their rights. The Nigerian Constitution requires that international treaties be domesticated before...
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