IMPLICATION OF THE PROTECTION FROM INTERNET FALSEHOOD AND MANIPULATION BILL 2019 (SOCIAL MEDIA BILL) ON WOMEN RIGHTS MOVEMENTS IN NIGERIA
Social media has proved to be a powerful vehicle for bringing women’s rights issues to the attention of a wider public, galvanising action on the streets of cities around the world and encouraging policy makers to step up commitments to gender equali
CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL: ANOTHER COPYCAT LEGISLATION?
On April 28, 2020, members of the House of Representatives proposed the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill that passed 1st and 2nd reading without members sighting the bill. The bill is sponsored by the Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, who s
COVID 19 AND THE POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENT
“The global coronavirus pandemic, which has already caused unimaginable devastation and hardship, has brought our way of life to an almost complete halt. The outbreak will have profound and lasting economic and social consequences in every corner of
ROLE OF INDIVIDUALS IN CHILD PROTECTION DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC
Protecting children during the COVID19 outbreak is crucial! Thus, in my article Child Protection in Nigeria during the Covid-19 Pandemic, I stated the need to work with and support governments. Also, the role technology companies and telecoms provide
CHILD PROTECTION IN NIGERIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
As coronavirus continues to spread, I am concerned about the current & potential impact on children and families, especially the most vulnerable. COVID-19 has had far reaching implications for our families, friends and colleagues. It has impacted
IMPACT OF LACK OF MENSTRUAL HYGIENE MATERIALS ON GIRLS
Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological phenomenon in adolescent girls and pre-menopausal women. Menstruation necessitates the availability of material resources to absorb or collect menstrual blood, facilitate personal hygiene and dispo
ROLE OF INDIVIDUALS IN PROTECTING CHILDREN IN THIS PANDEMIC
Protecting children during the COVID19 outbreak is crucial! Thus, in my article Child Protection during the Coronavirus Pandemic, I stated that there is the need to work with and support governments. Also, the role technology companies and telecoms p
COVID-19, OLDER PEOPLE AND OTHER IMMUNE-COMPROMISED PERSONS IN NIGERIA – A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE ELDER AND SPECIAL NEEDS LAW
Nigerians have followed with keen interest the ever-changing developments around the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and it is with great dismay that discussions have not surrounded older people and other immune-compromised during this pandemic.