Ending violence against women: Minister calls for gender indicators in data generation | The Guardian Nigeria News


Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen. Photo: TWITTER/STERLINGBANK

For better planning and monitoring of issues relating to women and girls, Dame Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, has called for the inclusion of gender-based indicators in data generation across the country.

The minister made the call while declaring open the ongoing five-day gender-based violence data indicator harmonisation workshop for the National Strategic Knowledge Management Technical Working Group in Lagos.

According to her, the inclusion of gender-based indicators will help provide clearer data that will help fight violence against women and girls in Nigeria.

Tallen called on all producers and users of statistics to mainstream gender when preparing statistical reports so as to paint a clear picture with regards to data presentation for proper planning.

The event was organised by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, in partnership with the Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and…

Source: Guardian Newspaper