LAW, HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE FORMATION OF AN EFFECTIVE SRHR MOVEMENT IN NIGERIA
Lawyers Alert on the 7th of June 2018 organised a one-day sensitization session for selected Civil Society Groups in North Central Nigeria with the aim of fostering law, human rights and effective Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) Movement in Nigeria.
Nigeria Industrial Court Judgement against the Practice of Uniformed Testing of Employees and Termination on grounds of HIV.
With the leave of court following a motion on notice dated 18th December 2017, the Claimant commenced this suit as Mr. X. the Claimant instituted this action via a Complaint with the accompanying frontloaded documents filed on 8th September 2017 against the Defendants for the following reliefs.
Lawyers Alert Report On Violence Against Women & Girls (VWG) In Nigeria.
This report is a compilation of reported violations of Violence Against Women& Girls, VWG in Nigeria between January 2018 to June 2018. The information/data used in the collation of this report is drawn from inputs made into an Online Violation of Rights Documentation Tool
Lawyers Alert: Using Law And Data To Impact Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights In Nigeria.
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, SRHR, in Nigeria is an area which, owing to culture and religion, is neither making as much progress nor being given as much space
for expression in comparative terms with more “acceptable” rights. Violence against
Women and Girls, Abortion, Same-Sex Relationships, Female Sex Work, Rights of
Persons Living with HIV, Female Genital Mutilationetc. are all issues that citizens
regularly confront yet fail to attract commensurate attention in the positive
from authorities. Particularly affected are persons Living With, Affected by, or
Most at risk of HIV.
On the 19thday of April 2018, six truckloads of fully armed Military personnel invaded and overran the sleepy town of Naka in Gwer West Local Government Area of Benue State.
They razed down a sizeable portion of the town in an operation that lasted over
2 hours. The invasion was said to be in reprisal for the alleged killing of a
soldier by some residents of the town. At the end of the operation that lasted over
2 hours, more than 250 houses and other property worth millions of naira including
foodstuffs and other household items had been destroyed.