WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER, MONDAY 1ST MARCH 2021

WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER, MONDAY 1ST MARCH 2021

Why Nigeria must include parents in plans to protect girls from cervical cancer   Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women in Nigeria. There were 31,955 new cervical cancer cases in West Africa in 2018, and Nigeria accounted for almost half...
WARDC tackles gender violence, rape in Lagos communities

WARDC tackles gender violence, rape in Lagos communities

The Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) says it has commenced the implementation of the Spotlight Initiative Project in Lagos State to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. The EU-UN initiative was necessitated by the rising...
WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATES POLICY ADVISORY FOR THE PREVENTION OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN AND GIRLS DURING THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

WOMEN’S RIGHTS ADVOCATES POLICY ADVISORY FOR THE PREVENTION OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN AND GIRLS DURING THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN

We, the undersigned organizations recognize that since the outbreak of the 2019 novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a major mitigation strategy employed by governments worldwide is the imposition of lockdown of economic and social activities in a bid to curtail the...