149 Results Found

Protection Against Domestic Violence Law

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

A law to protect against domestic violence and for connected purposes

Nigeria 2007 Gender and Human Rights

National Human Rights Commission (Amendment) Act 2010

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

An Act to amend the National Human Rights Commission Act, Cap. N46 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, to provide for among other things, the independence in the conduct of the affairs of the Commission.

Nigeria 2010 Gender and Human Rights

Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2003

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act to establish the National Agency for the prohibition of traffic in persons and other related matters and to vest it with the responsibility to enforce laws against traffic in persons, investigate and prosecute persons suspected to be engaged in traffic in persons and to take charge and coordinate the rehabilitation and counselling of trafficked persons; and for related matters.

Nigeria 2003 Gender and Human Rights

Consumer Protection Framework Guidelines On Disclosure And Transparency

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

The objective of the Guidelines is to protect consumers against the provision of inadequate, misleading or failure to disclose material and relevant information and generally guard against lack of transparency by Financial Institutions in their dealings with consumers.

Nigeria 2019 Gender and Human Rights

Mapping of Laws Policies and Services on Gender Based Violence and its Intersections with HIV in Nigeria

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

This report documents the outcome of a mapping exercise aimed at identifying the laws, policies, services and other mechanisms available in the country for GBV and HIV intersections. It was also designed to assess the gaps in response and the opportunities available for engaging men in addressing the problem of GBV and its intersection with HIV as well as issues of women living with disabilities

Nigeria Gender and Human Rights

National Action Plan for the Promotion & Protection of Human Rights in Nigeria

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

The National Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of Human rights (NAP) is the response of the government of Nigeria to the recommendation of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, adopted at the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna Austria in 1993. It is an integrated and systematic national strategy to help realize the advancement of human rights in Nigeria.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights

National Gender Policy Federal Republic of Nigeria (Situation Analysis/Framework)

Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Nigeria

The gender policy addresses the systematic inequalities between women and men in our society without ignoring the fundamental differences between them. More importantly, the gender policy prioritizes the empowerment of women as an entry point to achieving gender equality and seeks a balance of power relations between men and women for the optimum benefit of both parties.

Nigeria 2006 Gender and Human Rights

National Action Plan on Gender and Climate Change for Nigeria 2020

Ministry of Environment, Nigeria

The overall goal of this action plan is to ensure that national climate change processes in Nigeria’s mainstream gender considerations guarantee inclusivity of all demographics in the formulation and implementation of climate change initiatives, programs and policies.

Nigeria 2020 Gender and Human Rights

Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2015

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

An Act for an Act to repeal the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act, 2003 as amended and to enact the Trafficking in Persons (Prohibition) Enforcement and Administration Act to provide measures against trafficking.

Nigeria 2015 Gender and Human Rights

Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Bill, 2018

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

This Act ensures the inclusion and integration of persons with disabilities into society and the establishment of a National Commission to protect their education, care, social, economic and civil rights.

Nigeria 2018 Gender and Human Rights

Child Welfare and Protection Law, 2018

Child Welfare Government, Nigeria

This law provides for the welfare and protection of children in Kaduna State 2018. The purpose is to protect the rights and ensure the welfare of the child in the state and provide for system of child justice, administration, and the care and supervision of a child.

Nigeria 2018 Gender and Human Rights

Kaduna State Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law 2018

Kaduna State Government, Nigeria

This law prohibits all forms of violence including physical, sexual, psychological, domestic, and harmful traditional practices, and discrimination against persons and provides maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders.

Nigeria 2018 Gender and Human Rights

Violence Against Women Law, 2016

Nigeria, Oyo State, Ministry of Women Affairs

This law prohibits violence against women in public and private life, harmful traditional practice, and prescribes punishment for the offenders and other matters connected therewith.

Nigeria 2016 Gender and Human Rights

Social Development & Welfare Sector 2019-2021 Medium-Term Sector Strategy (MTSS)

Nigeria, Osun State, Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget Development, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Affairs

This document, which is the Medium Term Sector Strategy (MTSS) of the Social Development & Welfare Sector, covers the period of 2019 – 2021. The MTSS contains proposed activities to simplify the State Development Plan into implementable activities within the MDAs.

Nigeria 2019 Gender and Human Rights

Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Law, 2020

Kwara State Government, Human Rights Commission, Ministry of Women Affairs, Nigeria

This is a Law to eliminate violence in private and public life. It aims to provide maximum protection and effective remedies for victims and punishment of offenders in the state and other connected purposes.

Nigeria 2020 Gender and Human Rights

Nigerian Children's Trust Fund Act

Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Nigeria

This is an Act to establish the Nigerian Children’s Trust Fund and to set up a board of trustees to manage and administer the Fund for the provision of relief to Nigerian children in need and other related purposes.

Nigeria 1990 Gender and Human Rights

Nigerian Pilgrims Commission Act, 1989

Ministry of Interior Affairs, Nigeria

This is an Act to repeal the Nigerian Pilgrims Board Act and to set up the Nigerian Pilgrims Commission with responsibility for the general welfare of Nigerian Muslims who undertake pilgrimages. The Act specifies the duties of the commission, governance, financial provision and other general matters.

Nigeria 1989 Gender and Human Rights