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 leadership roles, still lag.
Women farmers, youths seek access to credit, land to improve production
The Nigerian Women Agro Allied Farmers Association has appealed to the government at all levels to grant women in agriculture access to land in order to improve production.
Is domestic violence a norm in Nigeria?
Though domestic violence in Nigerian is not new, the social media has conspired with the digital age to give the horrors of abuse more prominence in this generation. A 2016 research by Domestic Violence Nigeria explains that one third of all women in Nigeria have experienced physical abuse. This is a significant number, given that almost half of Nigeria’s estimated population of 160 million are women.
The Founding Director of WARDC, Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi was at an international conference on Law and Religion in the United States Of America
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