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Strengthening mechanisms that support gender responsive legislation

As the Gender and Equal Opportunities (GEO) Bill is publicly heard on 9 December, V4C looks at the role of the Gender Technical Unit (GTU) in facilitating the progress of the Bill so far. V4C Case Study: The Gender Technical Unit (GTU)[...]

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Why do we care about 16 Days of Activism? Because there’s…no excuse!

“V4C is a programme that enables the environment for gender equality. As a team, we have decided to focus on social norm change. Either we get a law to change social norms or we get a large number of people[...]

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Encouraging budgets that directly benefit women and girls

GWIN: A Gender Budgeting Pilot (Nigeria, 2014) from MIND on Vimeo.   From making sure women have access to water, to ensuring employment for all, to enabling women to voice their concerns about safe transport and adequate maternal healthcare –[...]

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Engaging men towards gender equality: why and how should we do it?

Free eLearning course: 18 October – 15 November 2016 What does is it mean to be a man in Nigeria? What is the potential value of working with men towards gender equality? What are the most effective strategies that we[...]

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Envisioning a world that works for young people

  Ask young people to describe themselves and the chances are you’ll get very different answers to the ones provided by anyone older. So why do we think we know what young people need?, asks V4C’s Patience Ekeoba. How can we[...]

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“Young people want to fly. We have to empower their wings.”

By building their collective power, young people can become leaders and a force for change. We need to deconstruct some of the negative perceptions we have created around young people and build their power to act on inequality argues Patience Ekeoba, Research and Evidence Lead for V4C.[...]

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