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CEHRD CALLS FOR ACTION AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE

Gender-based violence (GBV) increases during every type of emergency- whether economic crises, conflict or disease outbreaks. Pre-existing toxic social norms and gender inequalities, economic and social stress amplified by the COVID- 19 pandemic restrictions have led to an increase in reported cases of GBV. Many women are ‘locked down’ at home with their abusers while …

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CEHRD hosted the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Harry van Dijke and the embassy Second Secretary, Chelsey Buurman

With pleasure and gratitude, CEHRD hosted the Netherlands  Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Harry van Dijke and the embassy Second Secretary, Chelsey Buurman today at the CEHRD’s Ken Saro-Wiwa Hall of Fame. It was a unique and rare opportunity to discuss topical environmental issues in the Niger Delta region, particularly the Ogoni cleanup. The robust interactive …

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CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas

With pleasure and gratitude, CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas yesterday at the CEHRD’s Ken Saro-Wiwa Hall of Fame. It was a unique and rare opportunity to discuss topical environmental and human rights  challenges in the Niger Delta region and CEHRD’s ongoing development efforts.

CEHRD Upgraded Her Rachel Carson Library

To actualize her goal of becoming a Centre of Excellence for environmental research, human rights advocacy and sustainable green development, The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) has upgraded her Rachel Carson Library which was established in 2015. The library was established to enhance environmental and human rights knowledge development and promote collaborative …

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Press Release on the Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child 2017

Press Release on the Commemoration of the International Day of the Girl Child CEHRD joins the rest of the world and Civil Society Organizations to commemorate the International Day of the Girl Child. The theme for this year is: “The Power of the Adolescent Girl: Vision for 2030.” According to UN Women, there are 1.1 …

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Environmental Knowledge Development through the Establishment of Rachel Carson Environmental Library

The environmental library was established to enhance environmental knowledge development and the promotion of collaborative research, learning and information sharing amongst scholars, activists, researchers and students across the Niger Delta region and beyond. The library has paper cover books and e-books.   The key assumption behind the establishment of the library is that researchers working …

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