Ijeoma UKAZU

Expand the Sexual Harassment Bill to tackle workplace, other spheres of the society- NBA

The Chairperson of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Abuja Branch, Hauwa Shekarau has said in order to have a holistic Sexual Harassment Bill, there is need to expand the Bill to cover workplace and all spheres of the society.

Speaking during a webinar organised by the Network of Reproductive [...]

Thu, 06 August 2020


Addressing Nigeria’s fertility worry

Nigeria remains one of the countries with high Total Fertility Rate, TFR, which is, the total number of children birthed by an average Nigerian woman.

 

The population of Nigeria is currently projected to be 206.23 million and the fertility r [...]

Mon, 03 August 2020


FG still scratching the surface in fight against corruption - Nigerians

Recent allegations against officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have renewed discussions on the effectiveness of the country’s fight against corruption. Our correspondents, Scholastica JOSEPH and Ijeoma UKAZI, sought t [...]

Sun, 02 August 2020


Sustain progress with sexual reproductive health of women- Pathfinder International

In order not to lose the gains made with reproductive health of women and girls, the Country Director, Pathfinder International, Dr. Amina Dorayi has urged all family planning stakeholder to take action

Speaking during a webinar to mark World Population Day, with the theme: "How to safegua [...]

Mon, 27 July 2020


COVID-19: A contributory factor to maternal, child mortality, mobility in Nigeria

With the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been potential disruption of health systems and decreased access to food, indirectly increasing maternal, child mortality in Nigeria.

 

The [...]

Thu, 16 July 2020


Covid-19: Experts advocates innovative ways for contraception availability to women, girls

Family planning experts has called on the federal government to put in place strategies that would make contraception available to women and girls despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Wed, 15 July 2020


COVID-19: Access to family planning services, information crucial - Amin-Bello

 

 

 

 

 

 

The continuous use of contraception amid the COVID-19 pandemic, total lockdown of social and business activities is crucial.

Dr. S [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020


MAMA Centre commends senate over passage of Sexual Harassment Bill

Commending the passage of Sexual Harassment Bill by the Nigerian Senate, Mothers And Marginalised Advocacy Centre, MAMA Centre, is calling for prompt presidential assent to transmit the bill into law.

Making this known in a statement signed by the Executive Director, MAMA Centre, Barr. Ola Onye [...]

Fri, 10 July 2020


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