Initiative for Research, Innovation and Advocacy in Development

HOW NIGERIAN WOMEN CELEBRATED IWD 2021 AND CSW 65 IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Gender equality and equity is a fundamental human right, and a necessary requirement for the development of any society. Women and girls constitute half of the world’s population; however, the issue of gender inequality continues to persist everywhere in the world. Despite several efforts to promote the rights of the female gender, women and girls around the world do not fully enjoy equal rights as their male counterparts. They receive unequal pay for equal work and they continue to be victims of physical and sexual abuse.

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