Centre for 21st Century Issues

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Election Activities – C21st

Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) observed the 2017 Local Government elections  which held on 22nd July 2019.  C21st secured accreditation with Lagos state independent Electoral Commission LASIEC for 5 women election monitors. C21st also collaborated with the women situation room and West African Network for Peace building Nigeria to…

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International Day Of Forest 2019

From 18 to 21 March 2019, 32 representatives of local community groups, women’s groups and NGOs gathered for a West African skillshare on gender-sensitive community-based forest conservation and restoration initiatives and a strategy meeting on bioenergy developments, which was organized by the Global Forest Coalition, in collaboration with Swedish Society…

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Women and Gender Constituency joint statement on SB 48

Real commitment to rights-based, gender-just solutions to climate change is imperative for the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement. The members of the Women and Gender Constituency (WGC) participated in the SB48 climate talks that took place from 30 April to 10 May 2018 in Bonn, Germany. The sessions will…

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Leaving No One Behind In the Fight Against Gender Based Violence

In the last 15 days activities aimed at raising awareness and triggering solutions to eliminate gender based violence (GBV) has been in the front burner of public discourse. The 2017 16 Days of Activism against GBV has been celebrated with vigour by all from around the world. Our organization- The…

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Education as a Tool for Women Empowerment

Education is very essential for every one because it is the only education by which we can differentiate between human beings and animals. Education teaches us how we can live in a society that’s why education is important for everyone, for both men and women. In the past, women are…

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Denying Education to a Girl Child is a form of Violence

Yes, denying education to a girl child is actually a form of violence against women and girls. I know you may wonder why, so let me break it all down. I define education as the ladder to freedom and liberty. It is any form of instruction for enlightenment of the…

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Why Would Men Physically Abuse Women?

It would have been needless to quote any statistics to prove violence against women, but to give you a fair idea of the situation, I have decided to bring here few national and global statistics, even though they may be smaller than the bigger picture. There are different kinds of…

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“If My Mummy Beat My Daddy Who Should I Report To?”

“If my mummy beat my daddy who should i report to?” This is one of the interesting questions asked by pupils of low fee private school in Ojo local government area of Nigeria at a training organized by centre for 21st Century In celebration of 2017 16 days of Activism…

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