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https://www.independent.ng/covid-19-nisd-advocates-widening-states-social-register-distributes-palliatives/

Job done! Thank you Victim Support Fund (VSF).

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New Initiative for Social Development was supported by VSF to identify, distribute and monitor the disbursement of palliatives to indigent/vulnerable Ekiti residents in Ijelu Ekiti, Oye LGA. The palliative which includes 10kg bag of rice, 10kg bag of beans, 10kg bag of garri, 4Litre of vegetable oil and two 2kg salts were warmly received by…

EKITI STRENGTHENING WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND DEVELOPMENT CAMPAIGN

EKITI STRENGTHENING WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND DEVELOPMENT CAMPAIGN

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REPORT ON GENDER SUMMIT AND ENGAGEMENT WITH STAKEHOLDERS ON WOMEN POLICY AGENDA, GENDER BASED VIOLENCE LAW 2019 AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY LAW 2013 Introduction: It is becoming increasingly important to engage all stakeholders on the significance of the Women Policy Agenda and other Gender related policies/laws in the state. New Initiative for Social Development and Ekiti…

Community Sensitization Rally at Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti North Senatorial District on the Women Policy Agenda and to mark the 16Days Activism

Community Sensitization Rally at Ikole Ekiti, Ekiti North Senatorial District on the Women Policy Agenda and to mark the 16Days Activism

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On Tuesday 3rd December, 2019 New Initiative for Social Development carried out her women sensitization rally at Ikole Ekiti. The rally which was held in partnership with Gender Relevance Initiative target women groups, market women associations, religious leaders, traditional chiefs and the security agencies. NISD sensitized women groups and took the campaign straight to churches,…

NISD AND EWAT PAYS ADVOCACY VISIT TO NIGERIAN UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) SECRETARIAT

NISD AND EWAT PAYS ADVOCACY VISIT TO NIGERIAN UNION OF JOURNALISTS (NUJ) SECRETARIAT

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On the 27th November, 2019, New Initiative for Social Development with some members of Ekiti Women Advocacy Team paid an advocacy visit to the chairman Nigerian Union of Journalists Comrade Rotimi Ojomoyela and his team at the state NUJ secretariat. The visit involved NISD Program Officer, Ogunlade Olamide Martins, EWAT members Mrs Ajibade, Mrs Adara…

EKITI WOMEN POLICY AGENDA RECOMMENDATIONS

EKITI WOMEN POLICY AGENDA RECOMMENDATIONS

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 Provision of Quality and Affordable Health Care Conduct State Policy Dialogue on Maternal and Child Health in Ekiti State  Revive the Ekiti State Multiple Birth Trust Fund  Increase budgetary allocation from the present 8% to 15%  Implement the Ekiti State Health Insurance Act 2018 to take care of issues relating to funding Improve the Standard…

REDUCTION IN GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

REDUCTION IN GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

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Violence against women” is understood as a violation of human rights and a form of discrimination against women and shall mean all acts of gender‐based violence that result in, or are likely to result in, physical, sexual, psychological or economic harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of…

POVERTY ALLEVIATION

POVERTY ALLEVIATION

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According to the NEEDS, Poverty reduction is the most difficult challenge facing Nigeria and its people and the greatest obstacle to pursuit of sustainable socio-economic growth. Inadequate growth is the main cause of poverty in Nigeria. The lack of growth is compounded by the volatility of the oil sector, which affects a range of activities…

PROVISION OF PORTABLE AND AFFORDABLE WATER

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Goal number 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals is to ensure access to clean water and sanitation for all by the year 2030. Ensuring universal access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030 requires investment in adequate water infrastructure. Access to safe drinking water is estimated by the percentage of the population…

3. REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF RURAL ROAD

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Rural road transportation problems had served as an impediment to the production of food as evidenced in increased cost of transportation and food in rural areas. This poses threat to sustainable food security and agricultural development. On the other hand, access to medical facilities is essential for the overall socioeconomic and political development of any…