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The gendered power dynamics and inequalities in Nigerian society are highly evident in the particular risk of gender-based violence that women and girls face. Widespread harmful traditional practices exist, including widow abuse, early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM...
PRESS STATEMENT ON IMF LOAN TO NIGERIA
PRESS STATEMENT CSOs CALL FOR TRANSPARENCY IN THE USE OF IMF COVID-19 EMERGENCY LOAN TO NIGERIA Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria welcome the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) prompt response to the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) request for financial assistance to fight the COVID-19...
Economic inequality is out of control. In 2019, the world’s billionaires, only 2,153 people, had more wealth than 4.6 billion people. This great divide is based on a flawed and sexist economic system that values the wealth of the privileged few, mostly men, more than the billions of hours of the...
 TAXATION IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR IN DELTA STATE
This research project was undertaken between January and February 2017 by Int'l center for women empowerment and child development. (ICWECD) in collaboration with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CSLAC) an Abuja based non-governmental and non-profit organization founded on the vision of a...
The assignment was to conduct research into wages, taxes and corporate social responsibility of select companies in Nigeria. As has been demonstrated severally, Nigeria has depended on crude oil revenue for far too long. This dependence made the country to relapse into complacency that precluded...
Gender Context Analysis of Budgetary And Fiscal Policy
The research is conducted by Kebetkache Women Development & Resource Centre to examine the current context of gender roles in the informal sector in Nigeria, particularly the four project states. The research is in furtherance of the Financing for Development (F4D) under the Oxfam Strategic...
Despite the prevailing recession, Nigeria is still seen as Africa’s largest economy and one of the fastest-growing in the world. Yet, more than half of the Nigerian population still grapples with extreme poverty, while a small group of elites enjoys ever-growing wealth. This report provides a...
INEQUALITY IN NIGERIA: THE TRACKA JOURNEY
Inequality is perceptibly deep-seated and endemic in Nigeria, permeating through almost every part of Africa’s largest country. According to the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2018 by Oxfam, Nigeria falls on the last rung (157 of157) of countries making efforts to breach the gap 1 between...
Mercy Hassan, from Yewa community in Mubi South Local Government Area of Adamawa State has sent her three kids to tertiary institutions and gained more respect in her family.