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Make Water Affordable, Accessible and Available for Grassroots Women in Lagos State

Lagos state is surrounded by water yet only 10% of its inhabitants have access to safe public water supply (WASH Policy, Urban Water Master Plan). 70% living in peri-urban and rural areas are excluded from public water services. Access to safe drinking water is a basic human right to every citizen, and government should ensure… Continue reading Make Water Affordable, Accessible and Available for Grassroots Women in Lagos State

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Strengthening Traditional Birth Attendances for Improved Maternal and Child Health

It is the right of every woman to choose her health care provider and that of her baby. On the other hand, it is also the duty of government to ensure that all health care providers meets required standard for users. Traditional birth services have been an ancient practice especially in Africa. Even with modern… Continue reading Strengthening Traditional Birth Attendances for Improved Maternal and Child Health

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Women’s Participation in Elections-Challenges and Way Forward

Introduction Election as we all know is about voting for a credible candidate into power to leader the nation into sustainable development. It ensures that good governance is in place while making decisions through policy formation that concerns every citizens of the country. For proper people centered policies and decision to be taken, voices of… Continue reading Women’s Participation in Elections-Challenges and Way Forward

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Local Government Community Engagement Dialogue on Participatory Budgeting

The belief of citizens of a society wherever there is a democracy, is that the dividends should reach them all and be proportional to their life style and standard of living. The Local Government Authority is the third tier of government and the nearest to the grassroots it is therefore under high expectation of the… Continue reading Local Government Community Engagement Dialogue on Participatory Budgeting

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Domestic Violence Campaign in Lagos State

As the week of action against domestic violence runs through out Lagos State from the 13th  - 17th of October, 2014, Grassroot People and Gender Development Center (GPGDC), a member of Lagos State Gender Advocacy Team (LASGAT) has ensured that citizens residing within Ojo Local Government Areas are not left out with the campaign message… Continue reading Domestic Violence Campaign in Lagos State

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Ebola Virus Awareness

Photo: http://www.internationalsos.com/ebola What is Ebola? Ebola is a filovirus named after a river in Zaire, its first site of discovery. This filovirus is usually fatal, and it affects monkeys, apes and humans. Filoviruses are string-shaped, with a little hook or loop at one end. The Ebola virus is among the most lethal diseases known to… Continue reading Ebola Virus Awareness