Factors Responsible for the Lingering Gender Based Violence

Gender-based violence (GBV) remains one of the most prevalent and persistent challenges women and girls around the world are confronted with, and this expresses the disparity in power relations between women and men. The underlying root causes for gender-based violence can be difficult to uncover, as it requires us to look beyond what we see[…]

Violence against Women; A Major Limiting Factor to Societal Growth

Studies by UNPA show 3 in every 10 Nigerian women have suffered physical violence by age 15. This violence includes battering by a partner. In addition, 30% of women between the ages of 15-49 have been sexually abused. 43% of girls in Nigeria get married against their will before they turn 18 and 17% before[…]

Self Defence Training – A must for young women and girls.

HEIR Women Development and TechHerNG partnered to deliver a unique self defence training session for women and girls in the FCT. Watch a clip on our youtube channel Read more about this on Blueprint Newspaper¬†   Connect with us through other social media platforms on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. It is @heirwoman