CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IMPLEMENTING VIEWS FROM FRONTLINE (VFL) 2019 AS PARTNER

Call for Partner Organisations What is Views from the Frontline? Views from the Frontline (VFL) remains the largest independent global review of disaster risk reduction at the local level. In 2009, GNDR launched this ground-breaking global monitoring initiative that involved the mobilisation of over 500 organisations across 69 countries to lead a participatory local monitoring process measuring the progress of UN and governments in strengthening community resilience. In 2011,…

High child marriage rate: Kwara threatens to prosecute perpetrators

KWARA State government has decried high rate of child marriage in the State, threatening to prosecute perpetrators of such practice. Speaking at a one-day technical session for civil society organizations and government representatives on End Child Bride project organised by the Women and Youth Development Initiative (WOYODEV) in Ilorin on Thursday, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Taibat Ahmed, said that…

– Hajia Taibat Ahmed

” We will continue to seek partnership and give support to individuals, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), civil society organisations (CSOs) like WOYODEV to address issues affecting women and girls and the community at large with the interest of ending child marriage and other child rights issues “