Is Nigeria's Govt Keeping a Promise to Women?

The third national summit of Women in Parliament is recommending that the National Assembly put issues concerning women into consideration during the constitutional review.
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  • Nigeria:  Alison-Madueke Lauds Jonathan On Women Empowerment

    This Day, 4 July 2013

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been commended for his commitment and efforts at promoting the welfare of Nigerian women. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Minister Seeks Increased Budget Allocation for Women

    Daily Trust, 3 July 2013

    Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Zainab Maina has called on governors to increase their budgetary allocations to their states' women ministries to enable ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Champion for Women

    Vanguard, 30 June 2013

    For long, women in our country were extremely restricted in terms of political appointments. This is in spite of the Beijing Declaration in 1995 where leaders and governments were ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Women Empowerment'll Drive Socio-Economic Devt - Maina

    Leadership, 28 June 2013

    The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Zainab Maina, has stated that, when women are accorded their rights and given the chance to pursue education, employment, and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nigerian Women Are Being Empowered - Minister

    Premium Times, 25 June 2013

    The Minister of Women Affairs, Zainab Maina, on Tuesday stated that her ministry is doing everything possible to empower women at all levels for the good of Nigeria. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Minister Decries Level of Illiteracy Among Women

    Premium Times, 24 June 2013

    The Minister of Education, Ruqayyatu Rufa'i, on Monday decried the high level of illiteracy among women and stressed the need for more strategies to improve girl-child education. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Women Empowered By President Jonathan

    Daily Trust, 23 June 2013

    Book Title: GEJ: Champion for Women read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Abiola's Daughter Advocates Better Deal for Women

    This Day, 4 June 2013

    As Nigeria looks ahead to the 2015 elections, leading political parties have been urged to encourage more women to run for elective positions by removing barriers impeding their ... read more »