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Intersectionality of chemicals, environment, gender rights discussed in Women’s Day webinar

Environmental group, BAN Toxics, held a webinar on Friday, March 8, 2024, as the world celebrates International Women’s Day. Speakers from the academe, science,...

Women’s Day: Recognising women’s multiple burdens, group calls for protection, empowerment

"Women in chemical-intensive industries and waste work face multiple burdens. They are disproportionately impacted by hazardous chemicals and waste exposure due to social, biological...

Women’s Day: Five reasons why climate action needs women

As the world celebrated the International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, it's important to recognise the vital role that women play in...

Women’s Day: Group seeks equitable distribution of resources for women

The Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO), a non-governmental organisation, has advocated for equitable distribution of resources to women in the society. Dr Godwin Ehigiamusoe, Chief...

IWD 2022: Call to integrate women as solution multipliers to climate change

Dr Elizabeth Jeiyol Chair, Gender Thematic Group, Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria (CSDevNet), writes that the organisation is seeking collaboration and support...

IWD: Women mobilised to drive climate change mitigation, response

The Women Initiative for Sustainable Environment (WISE), an NGO, on Friday, March 11, 2022, mobilised women to drive climate change adaptation, mitigation and response...

IWD: Network confronts bias against women, cultivates female students

The Africa Women Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Network (AWWASHNet) has called on governments at all levels to remove barriers to women achieving their full...

IWD: UN officials harp on gender equality for sustainable development

Senior UN officials on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, joined women activists, artists, politicians, and others worldwide for an online event to mark the International...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard Bank's decision to help finance the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)...
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IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African...

WFP increases response in Nigeria, others to address rising hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will increase its food and nutrition assistance programme in some countries in...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard...

IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a...
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