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Gender activist, Prof Patricia Donli has described as disturbing the prevalence of gender-based violence such as sexual abuse and rape in most tertiary institutions as well as the internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps. Prof Donli disclosed this at one-day training support for lecturers and administrators on Leadership and Protection of Female Students Against Gender-Based Violence(GBV) […]
The Executive Director, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Center (WARDC), Dr. Abiola Afolabi, has said the reduction at 547 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in Nigeria still remains unacceptably high. Speaking in Abuja at a roundtable discussion on accountability for maternal health in Nigeria organized by WARDC in partnership with the National Human Rights […]
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 Reproductive Rights (CRR) with the support of MacArthur Foundation on ‘Assessing the […]
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 has not done much to reduce the high maternal mortality rate from 2008 to date. […]