PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT WORLDWIDE

The data in the table below has been compiled by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on the basis of information provided by National Parliaments by 1st February 2013. 190 countries are classified by descending order of the percentage of women in the lower or single House. Comparative data on the world and regional averages as well as […]

AFRICAN YOUTH CHARTER

PREAMBLE GUIDED by the Constitutive Act of the African Union, the States Parties to the present “African Youth Charter”, GUIDED by the vision, hopes and aspirations of the African Union, inclusive of Africa’s integration, the inherent dignity and inalienable rights afforded to all members of the human family as set out in the United Nations […]

GENDER SITUATION ANALYSIS OF SOME SECTORS IN NIGERIA

Agriculture and Natural Resources Women are responsible for 70% of agricultural labour, 50% of animal husbandry related activities and 60% of food processing activities (from 2010 statistics). Despite this statistics, their contributions are not valued or recognized or reflected in the agricultural policy and planning. Most women lack access and control over agricultural resources, like […]