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[…]

Access to Leadership in Nigeria; Any Hope for Persons with Disabilities?

The International Day for Persons with Disabilities was first declared by the United Nations in 1992. The day was create awareness into the issues that hindered the social , economic and political development of persons with disabilities. Also, it was meant to advance their rights and wellbeing. Persons with disabilities usually suffers marginalisation and are[…]

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[…]