• Lagos inaugurates 16-day contest against sexual, gender based violence

    Lagos inaugurates 16-day contest against sexual, gender based violence

    LAGOS State government through the State’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) is partnering with Access Bank to commemorate 16 days of activism to end all forms of violence against women and children.

    According to the state government, over 1,500 children drawn from both public and private schools in the state will receive age appropriate sex education, among others during the period.

    DSVRT Coordinator, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, who disclosed this on Sunday in a statement, said the team, in partnership with the […]

  • Groups eulogize Senate for rejecting Gender and Equality Bill

    Groups eulogize Senate for rejecting Gender and Equality Bill

    According to reports, the Foundation for African Cultural Heritage (FACH) and some civil society organisations in Nigeria have applauded the Senate for rejecting the bill on gender and equal opportunity presented by Senator Abiodun Olujimi.

    The bill was rejected for lack of merit. The groups also opposed the representation of the bill at the Senate, saying it is contrary to the provisions of the 1999 constitution and incompatible with the language of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and […]