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AWLA NIGERIA CONDEMNS ILLEGAL RAID AT RESIDENCE OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE MARY ODILI

The African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) wishes to condemn in the strongest terms, the illegal raid conducted recently at the residence of Hon. Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili, JSC, by yet to be identified members of our security forces. Apart from the obvious threat this abominable act portends for our democracy, we utterly condemn this type …

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Goodwill Message By Efe Etomi President, AWLA Nigeria

I believe that any day that celebrates and uplifts women is one of the most important days of the year, because women deserve it. Women are often quick to be lauded as many things: superheroes, homemakers, game changers. When it comes to describing women, we have heard every buzzword in the book. It is widely …

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AWLA celebrates International Widows’ Day in Ajiran Town

To mark this year’s International Widows’ Day (IWD), African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA) commemorated the day on the 2nd of July, 2021 with widows drawn from different backgrounds and communities in Ajiran town. This year saw a new dimension to the day’s usual celebration of giving out hand-outs to indigent widows. Read more here

The Rights and Protection of Widows in Nigeria by Efe Etomi

President, African Women Lawyers Association (NIG) As we mark International Widows Day 2021 all over the world, I would like to use this opportunity to send my best wishes to all widows in Africa and especially those in our country, Nigeria. The International Widows Day is a United Nations day of action to highlight and …

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AWLA Nigeria celebrates international women’s day 2017

Lend your voice to campaign against domestic violence and gender discrimination#BeBoldForChangeJOIN AWLANS to celebrate WOMEN!!! AWLA joins the world to celebrate International women’s Day globally every year on the 8th of March, 2017. TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE IMPORTANT ROLE WOMEN PLAY IN THE SOCIETYThey are the glue that binds the world together, they are mothers, Sisters, …

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