WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 25, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 25, 2017 Lagos @ 50: Women Group Organise Gender Dialogue A Non-Governmental Organisation, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), has called on policy makers in Nigeria to reassess the level and effectiveness of her...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 18, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 18, 2017 History as Kenya set to have first women elected governors, senators Six women were on the verge of making political history in Kenya on Wednesday after they were elected to key seats that evaded female politicians in the last...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 11, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER AUGUST 11, 2017 Tunisia passes historic law to end violence against women and girls Tunisia made historic strides by passing its first national law to combat violence against women on 26 July, 2017. The long-awaited legislation, which passed...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER August 4, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER August 4, 2017 Women face uphill task as they fight for their space in political arena Though, Kenya having a strong and enabling legal framework to support gender equality and give women equal opportunities, they still lag behind on all...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 21, 2017

Amazons In Lagos Grassroots Election Before now, many believe vying for political office is all about the men while women are expected to sit back and cheer the men folk. Women seem to have taken the bull by the horn, as many are now interested in contesting for...

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 14, 2017

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 14, 2017 Gender equality is a precondition for all other global goals to be met Gender equality and women’s empowerment are integral to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This thematic spotlight is part of a series...