REPORT OF THE WOMEN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM 2022 (WIGF2022) ORGANIZED BY
THE CENTRE FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT IN COLLABORATION
WITH NIGERIAN INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM HELD ON THE 14 TH OF SEPTEMBER, 2022 VIA
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INTRODUCTIONOn the 14 th of September, 2022 the Centre for Information Technology and Development heldthe 4 th Women Internet Governance Forum as part of the 2022 Internet Governance Forumactivities. The event which is being held annually is part of the Nigerian Internet GovernanceForum (NIGF) pre-event activities., This year, the event theme was Making the Internet […]

Kano records 140 cases of Gender Based Violence in June

Kano records 140 cases of Gender Based Violence in June   Story from Shafa’atu DAUDA, Kano   About 140 cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) were reported with some involving minors in Kano State in the month of June 2022.   This was revealed by the Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) an NGO […]

CITAD Laments Rising Cases Of Gender-Based Violence In Kano

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), in Kano state has called on victims of sexual assault, abuse, and domestic violence to always speak out against their experiences. The gender desk officer of CITAD, Zainab Aminu made the call on Friday, during a monthly press conference on gender based violence in the […]

Gaya Emirate Pledges to Partner CITAD on Ending Gender-based Violence

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) urged traditional leaders in Kano state to double effort in the fight against Gender Based Violence, especially in rural areas where some customs violates the human rights of women, young girls and boys.   The statement came from Buhari Abba as he led CITAD’s delegation to the palace […]

Gender-Based Violence cases still on increase, says CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, expressed that based on their regular monitoring of Gender-Based Violence through CITAD’S Mobile GBV App revealed persistent occurrence of Gender-Based Violence, most especially the high number of sexual harassments. In comparison with the data obtained in previous months, GBV cases are still on the increase. 35 cases […]

Report On 2022 International Girls in ICT Day Celebration

Girls are poorly placed to benefit from the knowledge economy in developing countries. As such they have less access to skills training and development that would enable them to gain employment in the ICT sector. When females are employed, they generally work at lower levels, with less pay and this discourages them from participating optimally […]

Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) organised a conference on the issues of technology-assisted gender violence, as the way in which technology is deployed specifically to harm women and girls, including harassment online, rape, kidnapping and killing facilitated via interaction and use of digital technology

Within the past two weeks, the organization has recorded two very disturbing contents on the internet, both of which degrade and dehumanise women and the individuals involved. The first was a posting of sexual escape of students of Chrisland, Lagos in faraway Dubai which went viral, leading to the suspension of academic activities in the […]

TIME TO TAME THE MENACE OF TECHNOLOGY-ASSISTED GENDER VIOLENCE

Text of press conference addressed by Y. Z. Yaú, Executive Director, Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at CITAD, Kano   Members of the press, I welcome you to this press conference on an issue of national importance. This is the issues of technology-assisted gender violence. By technology-assisted gender […]

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 […]