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Delta tops list of states with highest SGBV, gender rights abuses complaint

OFFICIAL Documents from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have revealed Delta state as the top among the 36 states nationwide with the highest...

Centre for Social Justice seeks improved budget on gender issues

A NON-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) has called for improved budget for gender-related issues in ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of...

Local group uses home-grown solutions to tackle sexual abuse in Abuja communities

IN a bid to curtail the prevalence of sexual and gender-based violence in rural communities in the country, a group has launched a series...
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Covid-19: Weak laws, poverty worsen gender-based violence in Bauchi during lockdown (PART 2)

The application of western and Islamic laws concurrently in Bauchi State has given room for suspected rapists and paedophiles to evade justice, aided by a seemingly overzealous governmental agency which the perpetrators always run to for cover.

COVID-19: Weak laws, poverty worsen gender-based violence in Bauchi during lockdown (PART 1)

MONDAY June 15 was a dark day for Habiba Auwalu (not real name) who hawks awara (a local cake produced from soya beans) at the Staff Quarters of the Federal Medical Centre Azare, in the North Eastern State of Bauchi. Habiba, 13, abandoned school for hawking in order to help...

Making the best of the public anger on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

Udo Jude ILO Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, a 22-year-old microbiology student of the University of Benin was brutally raped and murdered in May 2020. The horror...
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Name and Shame: Ekiti Govt releases profile of another convicted rapist

EKITI State Government has made public the details of  a convicted rapist in its 'Name and Shame' initiative to curb gender based violence in...

Group urges involvement of adolescent boys in combating gender-based violence

THE fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence will yield greater results if teenage boys and young adults are engaged in the campaign, says Chinyere...

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In Delta, Okowa’s non-payment of primary school retirees is leading teachers to early graves (part 2)

Read the first part of the investigation HERE The lost battle against Cancer Late Gomenti Regina lost her battle with Cancer...

Group set to rank MDAs on compliance with FOI Act

IN commemoration of the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) 2022, the National Freedom of Information Ranking...

Cholera has killed 149 in Nigeria since January – NCDC

CHOLERA has killed 149 people in Nigeria since January this year, as shown by the latest data the Nigeria Centre...

Group set to hold public dialogue on access to water, sanitation

THE Centre for Environmental Sustainability and Development Awareness (CESDA) has disclosed plans to hold series of town hall dialogues...

Obi backs Akeredolu’s call to arm Amotekun with sophisticated weapons

THE Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate has supported the call by the Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to arm...
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