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Women Are More Affected By Land-Grabbing – Report

Imo community jubilates as work begins on Nigeria Prison site

“Women in rural areas are more affected by the incidence of land-grabbing, a study has revealed.”- Leadership This was unveiled during the conference of civil society organizations in collaboration with the department of agriculture and rural development of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja from February 15 through 16, 2017. The research was conducted over a ...

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Nigeria’s Constitution Guarantees Women’s Property Rights

Nigerians in frantic move to sell property before UK unveils owners

The Federal Government says the country’s Constitution does not discriminate against women but also guarantees their rights to inherit property. The theme of the event, organised by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, was “Women’s Property Rights in Africa: Key to economic empowerment’’. PM News reports The Minister of State for Foreign ...

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Nigeria pushes for women’s property rights at UN

Nigeria pushes for women’s property rights at UN

According to Business Day, Nigeria has led advocacy campaign for the promotion of women’s property rights in Africa, saying it is a panacea to achieving women economic empowerment in the continent. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, hosted Africa’s women parliamentarians at a side event at the ongoing UN Commission on the ...

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IWD: Oxfam Nigeria advocates equal access to land for women

International Women Day (IWD)

Nigerian tribune reports that at the commemoration of the 2017 International Women Day (IWD) across the globe last week, an international non-governmental organisation (NGO), Oxfam Nigeria, while appraising the poverty index of women in Nigeria, re-emphasised its earlier position that women’s deprivation of access to land has a significant contribution to their poverty level. Citing the United Nations (UN) Report ...

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