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Nigerian Govt Launches ‘Gender Policy On Agriculture’

Nigerian Govt Launches ‘Gender Policy On Agriculture’

In order to achieve food security and reduce poverty, the Nigerian government on Thursday launched the ‘National Gender Policy on Agriculture’ in Abuja. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, said it is time for women to be prominent in the agriculture sector. Mr Nanono said the policy was to enhance the equality […]

Gender Norms Built Into Sexual Violence Programmes In The DRC Need A Rethink

Gender Norms Built Into Sexual Violence Programmes In The DRC Need A Rethink

Sexual and gender-based violence is an enormous problem in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The international focus has been on rape by armed actors, rather than on sexual and gender-based violence more broadly. As result initiatives have concentrated on combating perpetrators’ impunity and providing medical, legal, psychosocial and economic aid to survivors. But in recent years organisations […]

East African Community Finally Inaugurates Gender Policy

East African Community Finally Inaugurates Gender Policy

THE East African Community (EAC) Secretariat has launched Gender Policy that seeks to usher in an inclusive community, and guarantees equal rights and opportunities for all people in the public. Launching it here at the EAC Headquarters, the EAC Gender Policy has been developed to provide guidance on how to institutionalise gender strategies in the […]

Gender Minister Emphasises The Contribution Of Women In Socio-Economic Development

Gender Minister Emphasises The Contribution Of Women In Socio-Economic Development

Women should be recognised for their values and contribution in the socio-economic development of the country and the pivotal role they play in the family. As a caring Government no stone will be left unturned to give women the merit and due recognition with full dignity. The Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family […]