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. Gender-Equal-Opportunities-Bill-2016

Nigerian Government & Violence Against Women – What Happens When The Perpetrator Is A Policeman – And The State Fails To Ensure Justice?

Women Advocates Research & Documentation Centre (WARDC); & the Institute for Human Rights & Development in Africa (IHRDA) have sued the Nigerian government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice on behalf of a Mary Sunday 30 years, who was a victim of domestic assault by a Police Corporal.