Domesticate The CEDAW

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In 1985, Nigeria ratified the UN Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
But here we are on the 8th of March protesting what is clearly a discrimination against women.

That convention is not domesticated yet in Nigeria sadly.

Though the lawmakers rescinded on three of the bills and are to sit “in the coming weeks for a reconsideration”, it is left to seem how much of practical change that brings.

Here is my report for DW News on it anchored by Tomi Oladipo

I am aware you all are still dealing with my previous post of Police Force Regulation 127. Well, here is a familiar one


Amaka Okoye

Amaka Okoye

A seasoned and an award-journalist who has practiced both in and outside of Nigeria. She has covered varied beats but her forte is Conflict and Crisis Reporting. She majors in reporting terrorism, banditry and abductions in the Northern part of Nigeria.

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