Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre

WARDC

Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC)
is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for Human Rights, Gender Equality and Equity

Women and Constitution

Women in Nigeria, therefore, are faced with the challenges of how to ensure that the present nascent democracy put them into consideration

Legal Aid and Counselling

A major plank of WARDCs activities is legal aid and counseling through which free legal services and assistance

Gender and Budgeting

National budgets and Budgetary processes in Nigeria, as in many other countries, have had a history and approach that have underplayed the needs

Women's Human Rights

Towards the protection of Women’s rights under Sharia Law in the Northern Nigeria” was organized . . . .

Violence Against Women

For how long would innocent women continue to suffer from callous husbands, for how long would cruel husbands continue to send innocent women to early graves

Boko Haram attack: 48 schoolgirls found, 46 still missing, says Yobe govt

Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo, Samson Folarin, Okechukwu Nnodim, Kayode Idowu and Justin Tyopuusu Forty-eight of the missing 94 pupils of the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, have come out of hiding. The Yobe State Commissioner for Education,...

LAW DIGEST Recession: Tinubu seeks input from stakeholders on legislative action

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Nigerian Senate has called for support and input from stakeholders ‎on possible legislative actions to better the lives of Nigerians out of the economic recession. ‎The Senator representing Lagos Central and chairman, Senate Committee on...

Gender Equal Opportunity Bill 2016

Sponsored by Senator Biodun Olujinmi (PDP, Ekiti) in the Senate, this bill seeks to incorporate and enforce certain provisions of the United Nations CEDAW and other global/continental instruments on the rights of women in Africa.   Download full bill below....

Government Charged To Be More Accountable On Reduction Of Maternal Mortality

Worried by the reoccurring cases of maternal infant mortality, the government has been called upon to find a lasting solution to the scourge. This call was came at a media briefing organised by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC) and Centre for...

Home Front Detention of new mums over medical bills rampant – Report

A new report presented by the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) and Centre for Reproductive Rights (CRR) have flayed widespread detention of women who cannot pay medical bills upon delivery. The report also indicated that the Federal Government...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 06, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 06, 2017 Women are more educated than men, but gender inequality persists, says new study Women in developed countries have surpassed men in level of education. Other gender equality measures, however, including equal pay and women in...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 WARDC urges NBA to develop interest in women’s rights Worried by high rates of maternal mortality in some parts of Nigeria, Women Advocates and Research Documentation Centre (WARDC) has urged the Nigerian Bar Association...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 The Results Are In: Women Are Great For Business, But Still Getting Pushed Out In the past several years, research has shown that the increase of women in leadership is helping businesses to thrive in unprecedented ways. The...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 Singapore swears in first female president amid criticism Singapore has announced its first female president, who is also the first head of state to come from the county's Malay community in almost five decades. Yet...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 08, 2017 Damaging effects of unreported gender-based violence It should also be noted, the alarming rate at which sexual assault is experienced by adolescences. In a five-year study on sexual violence cases in Lagos, adolescents (ages...

About Us

Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000. To promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.

Contact Us

Adress: 9b james Oluleye Crescent (Harmony Enclave), off Adeniyi Jones by Koko bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos State Phone : (+234) 818 005 6401