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INEC - Preparations towards the 2015 General Elections
10 Apr 2014 15:16INEC - Preparations towards the 2015 General Elections

On Tuesday 8th April 2014, Women Fund attended the ‘eparations towards the 2015 General Election: Enhancing citizen participation through Civil Society Organisations’ meeting, held in Abuja, Nigeria.        It is hoped that this will be the first of many open forums,  [ ... ]

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Communiqué Issued at the end of the INEC Dialogue Meeting with Nigerian ...
01 Mar 2014 10:09Communiqué Issued at the end of the INEC Dialogue Meeting with Nigerian Female Stakeholders on February 24, 2014 at The Electoral Institute, Abuja.

The essence of the dialogue between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a cross-section of female Nigerians, was to create the space for a frank discussion about the experiences of women and young girls as voters, candidates and members of the public around elections. The sessio [ ... ]

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Women Fund:Empowering Young Girls
08 Nov 2013 09:27

3 Nigerian girls from different schools in the Federal capital territory were in South Korea for the Molecular Frontiers Symposium 2013. This was made possible by the Nigerian Women Trust Fund and the South Korean Embassy in Nigeria. Women Fund ASCEND project aims at inspiring and empowering young g [ ... ]

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GECORN Rejects Ahmed Yerima’s Argument for Child Marriage and Appeal To ...
18 Jul 2013 07:26

Gender and Constitution Reform Network (GECORN) is a coalition of women’s rights organisation across Nigeria, advocating for a fair and gender responsive constitution for the Nigerian people. The constitution of Nigeria is the supreme law of the country, while we hail the constitution review proce [ ... ]

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The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund’s CEO as 2013 Eisenhower Fellow from Nig...
06 Jun 2013 22:56

June 4 2013, Abuja. Ayisha Osori, the CEO of the Nigerian Women Trust Fund (Fund) spent seven weeks in the United States as the 35th Eisenhower Fellow from Nigeria. Her program was focused on enhancing the political participation of women and managing gender based violence. Ms Osori was sponsored b [ ... ]

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The 'State' of Gender Representation in Our 36 States
08 Mar 2013 12:48The 'State' of Gender Representation in Our 36 States

This year, the theme for International Women’s day – March 8 2013, is Gender Agenda – Gaining Momentum. It is an opportunity to take stock of gains for women and girls and look towards opportunities for improvement, because there is always room for improvement. Nigeria has made gains in terms  [ ... ]

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Press Release: The need to redress the Unrepresentative Political Party ...
12 Feb 2013 18:13

The realisation of practical democratic governance presupposes the existence of a strong and steady opposition with the ability to provide outlets for dynamic influences, inclusiveness, and viable alternatives. A democracy lacking these key components leads to bad governance and the attendant ills t [ ... ]

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Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund and the National Human Rights Commission as...
08 Oct 2012 09:54 Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund and the National Human Rights Commission ask FG to end the war against women in Abuja

PRESS RELEASE
Abuja, Nigeria. The Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (WF) and the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) have formally written to leading officials of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to ask them to stop the war that is currently being waged against women in Abuja by the Abuja Envi [ ... ]

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