Prioritise family planning for economic, educational advancement, FG urged

October 26, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

Pathfinder International, a sexual and reproductive health rights based organisation has called on the federal government to prioritize investments through adequate budgeting and implementation of policies that supports family planning. It says this will help effective population management, economic growth and educational advancement in the country. The call was made during a 3-day orientation workshop for media practitioners as part Read More

DRAC to improve media reportage with handbook on SRHR, SGBV

August 12, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

Disability Rights Advocacy Centre (DRAC) has developed a handbook on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Sexual and Gender Based violence (SGBV). The handbook will help unpack concepts, definitions within disability inclusion and SRHR issues in order to improve media practitioners in the reporting. During the sensitization meeting recently held in Abuja, the Programme Officer, DRAC, Amaka Agwu Read More

FG, stakeholders to resolve issues affecting disabled women, girls

August 10, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The federal government has restated its commitment to the care and support for women, girls and persons with disabilities (PWDs) across the country.Speaking in Abuja, Tuesday, during a one-day meeting for development of strategies for care and support of PWDs in Nigeria, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Alhaji Bashir Alkali, said there were still significant Read More