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Women activists enlightened on girl child’s right to education

Connected Development (CODE), with support from the New Venture Fund through the development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC), brought together 17 young women from different spheres of life in Abuja to build their capacities in identifying issues faced when overcoming barriers to girl child education in Nigeria. The workshop took place from 22-23 August 2014 as a step-down training of ...

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Women’s rights and Liberia’s landmark land law reform

The percentage of land owned by women is disproportionately small considering their crucial contribution to agriculture and especially the food security of households and communities. The existing gender inequality in access to and control over natural resources is regarded as an obstacle to their sustainable management and to sustainable development in general. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights stipulates that ...

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Climate change and violence against women, girls

The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day celebration, “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,” signals the urgency to take concrete actions to monitor and address the drivers of violence against women and girls in Nigeria. Apart from HIV/AIDS and social cultural norms that tend to permit violent behavior, the devastating impact of ...

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