Empowering Displaced Women to Overcome

On September 27, 2018,  Communities Alliance Against Displacement (CAD) launched the WOMENPOWA initiative aimed at empowering displaced women bounce back from the agony of displacement-induced poverty.  Women living in the informal settlements often have small businesses in and around their homes. When the settlements where they live are demolished on the orders of state actors…

The National Clean Cookstove Scheme: The Challenges Within

The National Clean Cookstove Scheme (NCCS) is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria aimed at improving the health of rural women, creating wealth and saving the environment through the distribution of cleaner cooking fuels. Though laudable in terms of project design and core objectives, several questions regarding the implementation of the NCCS remain.…