Archive for February 2017

WOMEN AND LIVELIHOOD IN NIGER DELTA

WOMEN AND LIVELIHOOD IN NIGER DELTA BY DR NOSA. I. ALADESELU, PRESIDENT AFRICAN WOMEN EMPOWERMENT GUILD. INTRODUCTION The Niger Delta (ND) Region located in southern Nigeria, comprises of nine states namely; Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo, and Rivers States. The region covers about 112,100 square kilometers, which is about 12% […]

NIGER DELTA WOMEN’S CHARTER OF DEMAND: NDWM CHARTER OF DEMANDS

FOREWARD NIGER DELTA WOMEN’S CHARTER OF DEMAND: NDWM CHARTER OF DEMANDS The discontent, agitation and occasional violence that have plagued the Niger Delta region for the past quarter of a Century have left women and children some of the most affected populations in the Region. With the notoriously poor management of the region’s environment and […]

OVERVIEW OF THE NIGER DELTA WOMEN’S SOCIAL FORUM HELD ON THE 1ST OF DECEMBER 2016 IN EAST LAKE HOTEL, PORT-HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE

Introduction Gender and Development Action GADA) under the auspices of the National Coalition of Gas Flares and Oil Spills in the Niger Delta (NACGOND), hosted the first ever Niger Delta Women’s Social Forum on the 1st of December 2016, in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State. The social forum was geared towards amplifying key Niger Delta issues that […]