NGO Expresses Concern Over Increased Gender-Violence In Kano

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – A Non-Governmental Organization, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has expressed concern over statistics in Kano which indicated that gender-based violence reigns high in the state. The organization said the statistics about the increase in gender-based violence in Kano has grown in alarming proportion hence, the need for all hands […]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 10TH OF MARCH, 2022

Ladies and gentlemen, the Executive Director, I and the entire GBV Project Team are very pleased to welcome you to our February Edition press conference. Based on our regular data analysis, and in line with our forward guidance, our monthly press conference continues report data collected on our GBV Mobile App. The Data Collection strategies we […]

CITAD Canvasses Stakeholders Support to End Gender Violence in Kano

By Rabiu Musa HOTPEN – A Non-Governmental Organization working to Prevent Gender-Based Violence in Kano, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has said that if an end must be brought to gender-based violence in the state there must be a concerted effort of all stakeholders to curb the menace. The Gender Officer of the […]

IMN Pledges to Partner CITAD on Ending Gender-based Violence

In an effort to eradicate gender based violence in the society, the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), has expressed readiness to partner with Centre  for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in tackling the scourge of gender-based violence, especially violence against women and girls in Kano state. The head of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Kano, Malam […]

NOA, Arewa Radio Collaborate With CITAD To End Gender-based Violence In Kano

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), Arewa Radio and Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), are intensifying efforts towards eradicating gender-based violence in Kano State. Especially as data shows that number of victims from this menace had increased exponentially. This was disclosed by Kano State National Orientation Agency (NOA), director while receiving the delegation of […]

CITAD launches gender based violence sensitization programme

Center for information technology and development (CITAD) organised its first sensitization programme in Kano at Nigeria security and civil defence corps zonal headquarter. The programme welcomed stakeholders from different organizations, includes Idris Adamu the commandant of civil service, A.A Haruna the assistant commandant, Barrister Asma’u Suleiman a social secretary in Nigeria bar Association and also […]

COURTESY VISIT REPORT TO WOMEN RIGHTS ADVANCEMENTS & PROTECTION ALTERNATIVE

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) is a capacity-building civil Society organization whose activities cover research, advocacy, training, and publicity in all areas of ICT for development and good governance. It’s in the light of the above that the organisation paid a courtesy visit to the Women’s Rights Advancement & Protection Alternative (WRAPA). WRAPA […]

NHRC Kano Zonal office partners CITAD to end gender-based violence

The National Human Rights Commission NHRC, Kano Zonal office has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), to fight sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the state. State Coordinator of the Commission, Shehu Abdullahi stated this while receiving the delegation of CITAD in his office for an advocacy visit. […]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021

PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE NEED TO ADDRESS GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN KANO STATE BY THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT (CITAD) ON THE 12TH OF OCTOBER, 2021   Gender-Based violence is a harmful act being inflicted at individuals based on their gender. This has to do with gender inequality, the abuse of power and harmful […]

CITAD launch Web Page and Android application to monitor gender base violence

  As parts the effort to fight gender base violence among girls and women in Kano State, the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in conjunction with the Ford Foundation has lunched a unique Web Page and Android Application to monitor and report cases of gender-based violence. The Web Page and Android Application aim […]

Use digital technology to combat violence, CITAD urges FG

By Ismail Auwal Center for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has called on Federal Government to embrace the use of digital technology in the fight against violence. The Director of the center, Mallam Yunusa Zakari Yau, in a statement, said that Insecurity has today become too generalized in Nigeria that nowhere is safe in the […]

Peaceful Protest Conducted in FCT on Sexual and Gender Based Violence

5th of June 2020 Coalition of Civil Societies launched a campaign to push for systemic change on Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Nigeria. In response to the protest, Actionaid Nigeria and CITAD mobilized 20 women in the communities to join the protest. The Protest was held at the force headquarters in the nation’s capital […]