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…

PHOTOSPEAK: Kerosene Queues Tell the Story of Women’s Energy Poverty

    Forte Oil, Capital Oil and Total PLC have started selling kerosene at N50 per litre at their pump stations in Lagos. Dejection. Exhaustion. Fatigue. Exasperating optimism. These adjectives and many more are insufficient to describe the expression on the faces of tens of thousands of citizens, predominantly women with babies strapped on their…

Spaces for Change Launches New Research Initiative on Impacts of Energy Sector Reforms on Gender

Spaces for Change is partnering with the  Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the IISD Energy programme to launch a research initiative focusing on energy empowerment, energy sector reform and impacts for gender. Proceeding from a gender perspective, Spaces for Change’s research seeks to build the evidence base for improving the effectiveness of energy interventions in Nigeria. It will examine…