Author Archives: Olive Onwuli

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women and Girls in Nigeria

Now officially known as COVID-19, the new strain of coronavirus has spread across up to 178 countries with many more countries still expected to be affected as the world grapples with the impact of the virus. Since 11th March 2020, the virus was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation. The pandemic has […]

“We Must Not Allow the Awareness Raised on the Dangers of FGM to Die Down” – Religious Leader, Imam Busairi

Sheikh Salahuddeen Busairi is a Chief Imam in Akeetan-Bale, Ibadan, Oyo State. Since attending YNCSD’s Inter-religious Key Influencers’ Forum, he has incorporated the EndFGM message in his sermons. In this interview, he speaks on the steps he has taken as a cleric to end FGM in his community.   Tell us about yourself I am […]

Vacancy – Technical Advisor (Abuja)

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Introduction Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) We are the leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of violence against women and girls including harmful traditional practices in Nigeria. The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people and […]

Vacancy – State Advocacy Assistant (Lagos State)

Introduction Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) We are the leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of violence against women and girls including harmful traditional practices in Nigeria. The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people and […]

Vacancy – State Advocacy Assistant (Asaba, Delta State)

Introduction   Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) We are the leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of violence against women and girls including harmful traditional practices in Nigeria. The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people […]

Vacancy – State Advocacy Assistant (Abuja/Kaduna)

Terms of Reference- State Advocacy Assistant Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD) is a leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of violence against women and girls, including harmful traditional practices in Nigeria. The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by […]

“I Faced Criticism for Speaking against Female Genital Mutilation” – Pastor Frank Nwachukwu

Motion picture: Frank Akuma

‘People criticised me for being involved in the movement to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). They claimed I was involving myself with issues that were not “divine”. But what else has God placed us here for if not to ensure that people are aware and that they do the right things?’ Pastor Frank Nwachukwu Akuma […]