Ijeoma UKAZU

Birth registration: A case for Nigeria’s ’invisible’, uncounted children

"I have never seen a birth certificate. My accurate birth date is unknown as my mother cannot remember the exact date she gave birth to me.

 

 

 

 

 

"Just recently, when I wan [...]

Sat, 01 February 2020


Women stand for family planning to unsafe abortion in Ibadan

Research has shown that, family planning helps in reducing the need for unsafe abortion as well as the rate of unintended pregnancies.

 

 

 

According to World Health Organization, family planning enables women [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


Sexual abuse and challenge of girl-child protection

The realities confronting the girl child in today's world are indeed scary as sexual predators and pedophiles abound, hence the urgent need to safeguard, protect the life and future of the child.

 

 

 

 

Fri, 10 January 2020


Primary healthcare and need for legislative intervention

The major role of primary health care is to provide continuous and comprehensive care to patients in order to attain better health services for all.

The delivery of quality primary health care services can have a large impact on the health of Nigerians.

Mon, 23 December 2019


Persons with disability: Breaking barriers, without exceptions

 

 

 

 

 

About three million of the population in Lagos State are Persons with Disabilities, PwDs, who are mostly neglected, excluded and unable to access basic services including education, hea [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


CSOs launch mobile app to foster transparency in extractives

Efforts to promote transparency and accountability in the extractives sector of the economy have received a boost as the body of civil society in Nigeria is set to launch a mobile application to track the remediation of issues contained in the annual audit reports of the Nigeria Extractives Industries [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


Family planning: Government needs to do more- Marie Stopes

With the 2019 budget for family planning, FP, reduced by 90 percent, the unexpected turn of events according to stakeholders is a call for government to pay more attention to family planning.

 

The slashed budget is in contrast to the Government of Ni [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


How women, girls pro-laws poorly implemented in Nigeria

Despite alarming statistics of Violence Against Women and Girls, VAWG, it is sad that there is poor implementation of laws protecting women and girls against abuse in Nigeria.

 

 

Also unfortunately, the country has achieve [...]

Sun, 24 November 2019


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