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Resource Collection: Women in Rural and Urban Contexts

Author: genderhub
Women travel in the back of a truck in the town of Mararaba, after the Nigerian military recaptured it from Boko Haram, in Adamawa state May 10, 2015. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye - RTX1CDBW

Women in the back of a pick-up truck | REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye – RTX1CDBW

What are the dynamics, trends, and differences that relate to women's experiences in rural and urban areas? How and why do women navigate between these inter-dependent, but in some ways increasingly polarised systems?

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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: genderhub

‘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: genderhub

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: genderhub

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: genderhub

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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