Country Nigeria
Year 2011
Type of Measure Budgets > Government allocation
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Government ensures that some funds are allocated towards projects and programmes that aim at reducing violence against women from the yearly budgetary allocation, although the funds are usually not adequate.  About three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000), which is approximately 2% of the budget, is appropriated yearly to the issue of VAW under a mandated legislation.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Nigeria to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011