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Global Citizen and the Ford Foundation Launch Partnership to Combat Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria

Campaign to Mobilize Support Against the Increasing Levels of Violence as part of the UN’s 16 Days of Activism Initiative
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Nigeria, Lagos, November 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To mark the start of today’s annual United Nations 16 Days of Activism campaign, the international advocacy organisation, Global Citizen announced a year-long partnership to combat the increase against gender-based violence in Nigeria, with the Ford Foundation, a private foundation seeking to reduce poverty and injustice. The partnership will address the social, and economic, factors which have contributed to an environment where gender-based violence is now fast on the rise. 

Over 100 Charities Condemn Brutal Cuts in UK Aid to Yemen

The open letter warned the cuts could “destroy” the UK’s global reputation for compassion.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

Time for A New Dawn

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November 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Without a strong, ethical and effective public sector, Africa's prospects for growth and development will remain constrained. The Africa Initiative for Governance (“AIG”) provides funding and programs to inspire and support current and future public leaders to deliver sustainable economic growth and social justice for Africa.

UPS Longitudes | Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs Around the World

Ashraf Mahate @ Dubai Exports
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Women entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face many barriers to finding resources to help them launch and grow successful businesses. But increasingly, governments, investors and multinational companies are recognizing and tapping into the value of empowering women economically in the region and around the world.

Rayuwa: A Team Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

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Building Resilience, Ensuring the Safety of the Rayuwa Project Stakeholders

Improving Child Health in Nigeria Through Education, Awareness and Quality Water and Sanitation Products

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Ensuring low income Nigerians, especially women and children, have access to water, sanitation and hygiene regardless of their location using advocacy, grassroots mobilization and technology 

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Ensuring low income Nigerians, especially women and children, have access to water, sanitation and hygiene regardless of their location using advocacy, grassroots mobilization and technology 

SC Johnson Earns 2019 Best Workplace Recognition in India and Nigeria

SC Johnson India Honored for Third Consecutive Year; Nigeria Team Celebrates Fifth Best Workplace Honor
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RACINE, Wis., July 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ SC Johnson today announces that the company’s global operations in India and Nigeria have earned 2019 Best Workplace recognition by Great Place to Work®. SC Johnson India earned the No. 44 spot among large organizations while SC Johnson Nigeria ranked 2nd on the list of small to medium-sized organizations.

Celebrate the Women Leading the Sexual & Reproductive Health Movement in Nigeria

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“All girls and women have an inherent right to dignity and a life free from violence.”

That belief is what motivates Chukwudera Bridget Okeke, a women’s reproductive health advocate in Nigeria.

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Schneider Electric Takes Clean Energy to Rural Communities

By Stanley Opara
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Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, restated its resolve to taking clean energy to some of Nigeria’s most rural areas.

This move, which complements its provision of high quality electrical appliances to Nigerians, is aimed at empowering more Nigerians, especially those not connected to the grid.

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