ENDING GENDER INEQUALITY

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

Our goal here is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Around the world nearly 98 million girls are not in school. Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. In the developing world, 1 in 7 girls is married before her 15th birthday, with some child brides as […]

CIPDI’S POSITION ON GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Good governance, Democracy and Human Rights at all levels are¬†fundamental to economic growth, political stability, human capital development, peace and security. A country cannot be truly democratic, until its citizens have the opportunity to choose their representatives, through free and fair elections. Critical development efforts cannot succeed, without a legitimate and democratically elected government, that […]

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. In the developing world, 1 in 7 girls is married before her 15th birthday. And between 1998 and 2008 alone, sexual violence against men was noted in reports on 25 conflict-affected countries. Gender-based violence threatens lives, halts progress, and undermines societies. It is […]

OPEN LETTER TO ALL THE STATE GOVERNORS IN NIGERIA

October 17, 2019 Your Excellencies, Open letter to all the State Governors in Nigeria We, Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative (CIPDI), In light of the tragic incident, that occurred in Onitsha yesterday October 16, 2019, find it necessary to pen this letter to all the state Executive Governors in Nigeria. We send our […]

Open Letter to Governor Emeka Ihedioha from CIPDI

September 30, 2019 His Excellency Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha The Executive Governor of Imo State Sir, An Open Letter Requesting Amnesty and Independence Day Pardon for Inmates We, the members of Center for Innovative Pragmatic and Development initiative (CIPDI), wish to bring to your attention the plight and sufferings of some inmates, who are currently […]