Female Genital Mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a harmful practice that involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other injury to female genital organs for non-medical reasons. Female Genital Mutilation is considered Sexual and Gender-Based Violence because it is usually performed against the will of the girl child and violates their right to …

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Reasons Why Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Remains Prevalent

Sexual and Gender-based violence, which includes domestic violence, rape, sexual assault and harassment, female genital mutilation, sex trafficking, child marriage, and socio-economic violence is one of the most pronounced expressions of the unequal power relations between women and men. Let’s explore few reasons why Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and continues to be a problem in the …

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NDI KATO TO SPEAK AT DEMOCRACY YOUTH ROUND TABLE 5.0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Our Executive Director, Ndi Kato will speak at Democracy Youth Round Table 5.0 National Conference today, March 18th 2021 on the theme “Reinventing Youth Energies and Capacities for peace and Nation Building in Nigeria” alongside Ex-Governor of Kwara State; Alhaji Abdulafata Ahmed, Founder of Code; Mr. Hamzat Lawal, Minister Federal Ministry of Youth and Sport; …

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FIVE REASONS WHY WOMEN DO NOT SPEAK OUT ABOUT VIOLENCE OR SEXUAL ABUSE.

There are wide ranges of reasons people don’t report their experiences with sexual harassment and assault to authorities and, oftentimes, even hide them from friends and family members. But let’s explore five reasons why many cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence go unreported. SOCIAL STIGMA: Social stigma is the experience a person goes through …

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AD PODCAST: Protecting the Rights of Widows in Nigeria

June 23, was International Day of Widows a day to give special recognition to the situation of widows globally. In Nigeria, Widows  are often met with a very humiliating situations like shaving their heads, drinking the corpse water of their husbands or being inherited as property by members of their husband’s family. In this episode of …

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