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Those Left Behind: The Value of Women’s Work in Nigeria

Author: genderhub
3 schoolgirls

Nasiba Alhassan, 12, (center) is in Grade 5 at Miga Central Primary School, Miga, Jigawa State, Nigeria. Between selling food to support her family and going to school and Quranic school every day, Nasiba has little time to focus on her studies.

Photo: Global Partnership for Education/Kelley Lynch CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Chinelo Onwualu examines how transforming education for girls is the key to unlocking economic empowerment

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Resource Collection: Engaging Men in Nigeria towards Gender Equality

Author: Adrian Bannister

‘Being a man in Nigeria’ report cover image

Photo: Voices for Change, Nigeria

What does is it mean to be a man in Nigeria? What is the potential value of working with men towards gender equality? What are the most effective strategies that we can use to mobilise together? This Collection brings together over 30 resources exploring these questions

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Event: March 8th is International Women’s Day!

Author: Adrian Bannister

On March 8th we celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of Nigerian women. Yet we also must bring the masses together and #BeBoldForChange - to forge a more inclusive, gender equal world.

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Resource Collection: Gender and Livelihoods

Author: Adrian Bannister

Fashion designer Ejiro Amos Tafiri, 28, in her busy workshop as she and her team work hard producing her latest collection that will hit the runway at the Lagos Fashion and and Design

Photo: Panos | Andrew Esiebo

Why is the experience of the world of paid work in Nigeria a gendered one? This Collection explores the challenges faced by Nigerian women in the labour market, & how they attempt to make paid work work for them.

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Resource Collection: Gender, Youth and Education

Author: Adrian Bannister

Four Christian and Muslim girls who escaped the kidnapping by Boko Harram of nearly two hundred schoolgirls from their school in Chibok.

Photo: Panos | Sven Torfinn

What are the main barriers faced by girls in getting an education? This Collection highlights teaching approaches, policies and practices supporting young women to move into employment and further education.

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How could Gender Hub support the gender information need in Nigeria?

Author: genderhub
On the 24th of September 2014, Voices for Change and the Institute of Development Studies held a workshop to present and assess the prototype version of Gender Hub in Abuja. Around 30 participants from Nigeria attended the event discussing the potential opportunities of the Hub in providing gender specific research and news, building gender expertise, facilitating […]

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Gender and governance e-learning takes off

Author: genderhub
Why does gender matter for governance? How can we expose gender-blind institutions and processes? What strategies have enhanced the opportunities and outcomes for women and girls in government processes? What can we learn from this and how can we integrate this into our own work? These are just some of the questions about to be […]

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On gender equality and openness – a strategic partnership

Author: genderhub
At Gender Hub our main focus is strengthening gender expertise and its application in Nigeria. We think that ‘open knowledge,’ freely available to all, is one of the ways to make this happen. That’s why we are working with the Institute of Development Studies’ (IDS) led Oriel Open Knowledge Hub. Open Data or Open Content […]

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