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UN Women launches “Roadmap for Substantive Equality: 2030”

How Boko Haram’s Sex Slaves Wind Up as Sex Workers in...

Fleeing from the brutality of jihadists, thousands of women and girls wind up in camps where they’re sexually abused. To them, prostitution in Italy...

Niger: Contributions of the quota law to the inclusion of women...

The Quota Act (Law No. 2000-008 of 7 June 2000) was set up in Niger by the authorities of the 5th Republic under the...

Fight against FGM: Niger at the forefront

On 6 February 2017, the international community celebrated the International Day of Sero Tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). On this occasion, the attention...

SOCIETY

Society: The Experiences of Single Women

In Africa in general and Mali in particular, the age of marriage among young people does not escape the vigilance of society. Young people...

POLITICS

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) condemns cases of unverified news, applauds...

The Nigeria Union of Journalists strongly condemned the increase in cases of unverified news, which it said undermines the integrity of the Union and...

Nigeria: “Women hold the key to the success of the fight...

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said corruption had “become a threat to the survival of the nation”...

HEALTH

Senegal : The Family Planning Acceleration Platform officially launched

A platform for accelerating family planning was launched on February 16 in Dakar aiming to provide technical assistance to cities from French-speaking West Africa....

ECONOMY

Niger: accused of hiding 200 billion CFA francs in Dubai, authorities...

In its February 16 issue, Le Courrier, a newspaper in Niger accused the State of Niger of having hidden nearly 200 billion CFA francs...

Goundam: “Market gardening, an alternative for women”

Ramata Alkalifa, commonly known as Ateya Kaffa, a municipal councillor in the urban district of Goundam, is an excellent market gardener. With about hundred...

RIGHTS

Mali: Skirmishes during the rally organized by activist Ras Bath in...

Mohamed Youssouf Bathily, alias "Ras Bath", a critic of the government, under judicial supervision since August 2016 and banned from accessing media, decided to...

EDUCATION

Primary education in Niger: The drop in quality under scrutiny

Daouda Mamadou Marthe, the Nigerian Minister of Primary Education, Literacy, Promotion of National Languages and Civic Education on Thursday, February 2, drew much media...

Nigeria: Gov’t launches a US$ 940, 000 five-state school feeding programme

In the newly introduced school feeding program, the Federal Government Said it has so far released over N375 million naira, about $940 thousand dollars...

OPINION

We Must Do More for Our IDP Women and Girls

I am with women and men who, forced to flee their homes due to the conflict with Boko Haram, have made their way to...

From exile with love

 As I watched Yahya Jammeh get off of Gambian soil and step into the plane that carried him into exile, I felt heaviness in...