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If we don’t deal with sexual violence and child marriage, they will deal with us – CSOs

Funmi Adekoya in this piece examines sexual and gender-based violence and Child Early and Forced Marriage as social menace that require concerted efforts to checkmate Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, SGBV, is any harmful act perpetrated against a person’s will, and that is based on socially ascribed differences between male and female. These include rape, domestic Continue Reading

Ditch Violence for Issue-Based Campaign

On the 28th, of last month, the gong of electioneering was struck across the nation as stipulated by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The commission had said the campaign for presidential and national assembly elections should commence that day while that of governorship and state houses of the assembly was to begin on October […]Continue Reading

Group Urges Federal Government to Ratify ILO Convention on Violence, Harassment

A group, the International Lawyers Assisting Workers network, ILAW (Nigeria), has called on Federal Government to speedily ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention on violence and harassment in the workplace. ILAW, which made the call in a press release, said the country would make its mark in history by promptly ratifying ILO Convention No. […]Continue Reading