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The world is failing girls and women, says UN report

Despite global efforts, the world is falling short of achieving gender equality. This year's edition of the UN Women and UN DESA "Progress on the...

World Population Day: Stakeholders advocate gender equality

Population stakeholders have unanimously advocated for global gender equality aimed at making women and girls live their lives to the fullest. The Chairman, National Population...

Desertification and Drought Day: How land degradation, desertification impacting women, girls – Leaders

United Nations General Assembly event to mark Desertification and Drought Day brings together leaders to advance gender equality and land restoration goals Women leaders from...

Bridging electricity gaps for rural women, girls: A task for govt, states

Over 90 million Nigerians, approximately 45% of the population, lack access to electricity in their homes and communities, which has severe implications. Without electricity, people...

Women want govts to adopt, implement gender climate action plans

State and local governments have been urged to adopt and implement Gender and Climate Change Action Plans. Likewise, government and stakeholders were charged to ensure...

ActionAid seeks social protection measures for women, girls

ActionAid has called for the immediate roll-out of social protection measures, including cash transfers and food support targeting women and girls and families at...

Group tasks govt on women empowerment for economic growth

Women and Half Initiative (WAH), a women’s advocacy group, has tasked the three-tiers of government on women empowerment for optimal economic growth and development...

Earth Day: CSDevNet lists merits of investing in women, girls

As the Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet) joined the rest of the world in marking Earth Day 2022, its Board Chair, Dr. Ibrahim...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant organisations have announced recommendations to prioritise land rights of communities...
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G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday, June 14, 2024, reiterated previous commitments on the energy transition...

Cholera outbreak: Biosafety agency urges Nigerians to exercise caution

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) is calling on the public to exercise caution over the recent cholera outbreak...

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COP16: Recognising land rights, key to conserving biodiversity in Latin America – Afro-descendants

Ahead of the COP16 UN Biodiversity Conference, 25+ Afro-descendant...

G7 Leaders set renewable energy target but fail to deliver on climate – Campaigners

The G7 Leaders in their communique issued on Friday,...
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