WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

WARDC urges NBA to develop interest in women’s rights

Worried by high rates of maternal mortality in some parts of Nigeria, Women Advocates and Research Documentation Centre (WARDC) has urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and its members to develop an interest in women’s human rights and maternal health issues to successfully reduce maternal mortality.

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Enugu Assembly to amend women farmers support bill

Enugu State House of Assembly will amend the bill that provides for gender-specific needs of female farmers, protects and empowers them with rights over agricultural land, water resources, and other such related rights.

At a sensitization meeting in Enugu at the weekend, the lawmakers observed that presently, the bill is not only contentious and discriminatory but is against the spirit of the 1999 constitution, adding there was a need to amend aspects of the bill to enable it serve overall interest of the society.

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WARDC commissioned Odeda Youth Job Center in Ogun state.

Chairman of Odeda LGA and other important dignitaries testing the facilities at the Odeda Youth Job Center