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FIDA Set to Host CSOs On SGBV, CEFM in Bauchi

Abdullahi Idris, Bauchi International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, said all is set for the commencement of a three-day intensive capacity building workshop designed for civil society groups associated with campaigns against Sexual and Gender Based Violence, SGBV, and Child

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Gender-based Violence: Women Lawyers Call For Special Court To Try Offenders

By Oswald Agwu, Abakaliki The International Federation of Women Lawyers, also known by its Spanish name, Federación Internacional dé Abogadas, FIDA, has called for establishment of special court to try cases of gender-based violence. The call was made by the

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Kangiwa Advocates Women Empowerment Via Vocational Training, Skill Acquisition Initiatives

Joel Ajayi The Director-General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR), Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa has advocated vocational training and skill acquisition programs that will empower women particularly the vulnerable in the society to make them independent and

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Why Women Cannot Exercise their Basic Human Rights in Nigeria

Women for Women International, (WfWI), an NGO, says gender-based violence has continued to undermine opportunities for women and vulnerable persons. It said this during the NGO’s feedback session with change agents in Plateau, held in Jos on Saturday. According to

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15 Year Old Girl Decides Her Marriage Fate

Ruth Gbaka A 15-year-old girl (names withheld) has taken the decision to decide her fate in life by reporting her father to the office of the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Ekiti, over an alleged attempt to force her

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