Archive for the ‘The Niger Delta Women Movement (NDWM)’ Category

Official Commissioning and Handover of Confidential Gender Desk To Bayelsa Police Command

The official commissioning and handover of an equipped Confidential Gender Desk to the Bayelsa police Command to promote effective responses and practice change on incidences of  Violence against Women and girls (VAWGs) in the State on 21/7/2017.   This project was carried out with support from NSRP. The initiative behind this project was a feedback […]

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 […]

NFF Press Statement on President Buhari’s Public Misogynistic, Derogatory and Demeaning Comments about His Wife; Aisha Buhari.

RE: NFF Press Statement on President Buhari’s Public Misogynistic, Derogatory and Demeaning Comments about His Wife; Aisha Buhari.   Lagos, 16th October 2016. The NFF and its partners, totally reject and condemn in strong terms the comments made by Nigeria’s President Mohammad Buhari on Friday the 14th of October 2016 in response to his wife’s […]