Up to 2.5 billion people hold and use the world’s community lands, yet the tenure rights of women—who comprise more than half the population of the world’s Indigenous Peoples and local communities—are seldom acknowledged or protected by national laws.

Mrs. Moore poses with invited representatives and other ActionAid officials shortly after the project was launched

Bauchi — The European Union (EU) will spend 54 million Euros to strengthen and promote primary healthcare, maternal and child health and newborn babies and reduce deaths associated with maternal an

The Inequality report released by Oxfam International on Wednesday, revealed that the combine wealth of five richest Nigerians, put at $29.9 billion, could end extreme poverty in the country.

Despite the prevailing recession Nigeria is still seen as Africa’s largest economy and one of the fastest-growing in the world. Yet, more than half of the Nigerian population still grapples with extreme poverty, while a small group of elites enjoys ever-growing wealth.

Climate change is negatively affecting many regions of the world. The impact is more pronounced in regions with limited economic resources to adapt and highly reliant on natural resources. In East Africa, for instance, a large portion of the population depends on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods.

TCHOURIDI, Niger, May 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Zeinabou Halidou cannot stop smiling and thumbing through a wad of banknotes as nearby several members of her village women's group operate m

Maternal mortality review data (2015-16) accessed by The Indian Express showed that maximum deaths (42 per cent) were of young mothers in age group 20-24 years.

Kenya will double maternity leave to six months from three if a bill before parliament is passed in a bid to boost the health of mothers and babies.

Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) has been documenting human rights situation in Tanzania and producing the Tanzania Human Rights Report since 2002.

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