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Nigeria Nigeria has established legal frameworks for gender equality. Given socio-economic variations (across geopolitical zones, urban vs. rural areas), further efforts are needed to align and enforce provisions of national gender equality laws at state and community levels. Addressing security challenges in conflict-affected areas is also key to ensure sustainable and gender-inclusive economic development.

Key findings











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Strengthen the gender inclusiveness of government policies and strategies, particularly policies related to sectoral growth and job creation through ensure evidence-based design.



Support capacity strengthening, accountability and monitoring responsibilities of relevant industry associations and unions, to strengthen their gender-focused capacity for program design.

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Implement research, monitoring & evaluation (M&E) to understand how (much) women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and youth employment initiatives are benefiting diverse groups of women.


Sectors Covered

The Nigeria country report covers the Agriculture (Rice, Cotton), and Manufacturing(Textiles and Garments including Artisanal Textiles) sectors, including sector-specific key findings and proposed policy and programmatic recommendations.




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